Home / Expertise / Legacy / Abuse


The UK’s leading legal partner in the defence of abuse claims

Our experienced and award-winning team has been defending abuse and failure to protect/remove claims for more than 20 years. We act for insurers, religious organisations, educational establishments, sporting clubs and bodies, youth organisations, local authorities, police, charities, care providers, and a wide variety of private companies including financial institutions. We have appeared in numerous precedent-setting cases in the Court of Appeal and the House of Lords/Supreme Court. We always provide our clients with a comprehensive service, from notification to conclusion. 

At the forefront of the development of abuse claims law, Keoghs has worked on some of the most fundamental issues of vicarious liability and limitation.

Key Contacts

Related Insights

Scottish Abuse Case Law update GD v Sisters of Nazareth

EXE v The Governors of the Royal Naval School [2020] EWHC 595 QB

Court of Appeal dismisses appeal in abuse claim: MXX

Other Areas of Expertise


Claims Technology Solutions

Disrupting claims management with innovation & technology


The service you deliver is integral to the success of your business. With the right technology, we can help you to heighten your customer experience, improve underwriting performance, and streamline processes.