Abuse Survivors Blog

Sevenoaks School settles abuse case out of court

Written by Tracey Emmott on 07 Nov 2013

This firm represented 'XY', in a civil claim arising from sexual abuse by Gerd Sommerhof, a high profile teacher between 1976 and 1983. XY brought his legal case after years of torment and attempts to 'bury' it, but it was the Savile scandal that finally gave him the courage to report it. Although his abuser had died, XY was successful in recovering a not insignificant sum of damages for his assaults and associated losses.

To see the Sevenoaks Chronicle article click here

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Tracey Emmott

Written by Tracey Emmott

Tracey Emmott is a solicitor with over 25 years’ experience in personal injury law. Previously she was a partner of a regional firm in the Home Counties.