Paul Durkin, Solicitor

Paul Durkin is a specialist Child Abuse Compensation solicitor based at our Head Office in Wakefield.

Tel: 0800 138 4700

Department:
Child Abuse Compensation

Address:
19 Cheapside, Wakefield, WF1 2SD

Email Address:
paul.durkin@switalskis.com

Profile

Paul works closely with Solicitor, David Greenwood, who leads our award-winning team of child abuse lawyers, helping victims of childhood abuse all over the country to claim compensation and achieve justice.

Experience

Paul works closely with Solicitor, David Greenwood, who leads our award-winning team of child abuse lawyers, helping victims of childhood abuse all over the country to claim compensation and achieve justice.

Paul has worked in the legal profession since 1991 and joined Switalskis in 2015. He has experience of advising and representing people claiming compensation for child abuse.

Testimonials for Paul

"Paul kept me focused - he involved me throughout and was always available to discuss any issues with. Advised me of best possible solutions. I can honestly say that if it wasn’t for his belief and commitment to the case I would not be here today."

Child Abuse Client

"Paul was very supportive of my case and very understanding and calm about my complex difficulties, especially my autism, he is very knowledgable and experienced in his field. I would very much recommend him as a solicitor especially to people with autism and leabing difficulties. Paul is someone who cares and wants the best outcome."

Child Abuse Client

"Paul Durkin is the consummate professional. His advice kept me focused on the task in hand. The end result exceeded all expectations. Highly recommended."

Child Abuse Client

"Mr Durkin dealt with my case with the utmost sensitivity. He kept me well informed at all times. I was aware it was a complex case from the outset and as the case grew and other complications arose Mr Durkin maintained the most professional standard."

Child Abuse Client

"It was very reassuring to have a solicitor who was equipped in dealing with cases of child abuse."

Child Abuse Client

More about Paul

We asked Paul:

Q: What do you enjoy about your role? 
A: I enjoy working an ever changing and challenging area of law. I feel privileged to be able to work with people who have been so badly let down in childhood. I am pleased that some of my cases have set legal precedents and improved the law for claimants.

Q: What can clients expect from you?

A: I strive to do my best for each client, treat them as an individual and with respect.

Q: What drew you to this kind of work? 
A: I started by coordinating a number of large child abuse group actions.

Q: What are your interests outside of work? 

A: Outside of work I enjoy being with my family, travelling, reading, cycling and scuba diving.

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To speak to Paul, or any of the Child Abuse compensation team, contact us through the website, or call our free, confidential advice line for victims of Child Abuse – 0800 138 4700