Samantha Follows

Child Abuse Compensation

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Samantha Follows

Associate Solicitor

Samantha qualified as a Solicitor in 1996 and has worked in the area of Child Abuse Compensation for 22 years

Child Abuse Compensation

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
19 Cheapside

Samantha specialises in child abuse personal injury:

  • Acts exclusively for claimants (adult and children)
  • Deals with a wide variety of claims brought against various defendants including local authorities, charities, religious organisations, Scouts Association, and limited companies
  • Considerable experience in bringing successful claims against individual abusers and dealing with enforcement
  • Also instructed regarding claims against local authorities for failure to care/remove in negligence and for breaches of the Human Rights Act

Samantha is a legal aid supervising solicitor and a member of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers.


Samantha considers that excellent client care is front and centre of her role. She appreciates that instructing a solicitor and the legal process can be daunting, especially for victims of child abuse. Samantha guides her clients through each stage of their claim, explaining the legal issues, to make the process as stress free as possible.


In Samantha’s lengthy career she has successfully acted for a large number of clients bringing claims as individuals and also as part of group actions. Samantha also has substantial experience of acting for clients under a number of schemes including, most recently, Lambeth.


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