Case Studies

 

Cyntwell High School, Cardiff

We acted for ten people who instructed us to bring compensation claims in respect of assaults carried out by a deceased art teacher and abuser, David Leighton Davies, who was employed by Cardiff Council. Davies sexually assaulted boys in the classroom and on excursions. He was found guilty of offences ...

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St Georges School Norfolk

A group of 21 people instructed us to bring compensation claims for alleged abuse when they were residents at St Georges School during the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Derek Slade, the Headmaster and chief perpetrator, had already been convicted of abuse at his criminal trial and had been jailed ...

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Scouts Association - Nicholas Thorpe

Verisona Law was instructed to pursue claims against the Scouts Association in respect of alleged abuse suffered at the hands of a former scoutmaster, Nicholas Thorpe. We represented two people who were involved in the successful conviction of Nicholas Thorpe in 2012. Thorpe was convicted in April 2012 and following ...

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Successful claims for liquidator against directors for breach of duty

Verisona Law took over the representation of the liquidator in this complex matter from another firm of solicitors. The liquidator’s claim was for recovery of substantial sums arising from alleged antecedent transactions being misfeasance/breach of fiduciary duty/transactions at an undervalue/preference on the part of the directors and a company they ...

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Advisory work to individuals with personal guarantees and/or disputes with banks

Verisona Law has been involved in 3 cases recently where they have been asked to advise and become involved in situations where banks have reneged on previous understandings regarding the duration of loans. This has involved lengthy investigation and correspondence with various banks as a result of which agreement was ...

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