This week the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse is hearing evidence regarding child abuse at Ealing Abbey and St Benedict’s School, as part of the Inquiry’s investigation into institutional failures within the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales.
Iain O’Donnell and Emma-Louise Fenelon are acting for the main group of Core Participants, instructed by Slater+Gordon Solicitors.
Matthew Donmall is Junior Counsel to the Inquiry, instructed by solicitors to the Inquiry.
The Abbot of Ealing Abbey Dom Martin Shipperlee last week resigned over a failure to investigate child abuse allegations. His departure came immediately after he appeared before the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse, answering questions about how he handled allegations of sexual abuse against monks and teachers at Ealing Abbey and St Benedict’s School dating back decades.
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