Samantha FollowsLaw firm Farleys Solicitors has announced the hire of experienced solicitor Samantha Follows to their nationally renowned abuse law department.

Joining the firm’s Manchester city centre office, Samantha brings over 17 years experience in the abuse claims field, with a particular focus on child abuse and group action claims. She is also an accredited senior litigator of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, which recognises lawyers for their individual skills, competencies and expertise.

Samantha joins the firm from Simpson Millar, having previously spent 16 years at Abney Garsden. Her appointment comes at a time when the firm’s abuse department continue to work on a number of high profile cases, including assisting victims of the Rochdale abuse rings and a number of those involved the football abuse scandal which recently hit the headlines.

Commenting on her appointment, Samantha said:

I am delighted to be joining Farleys.  The firm and its abuse team in particular have an excellent reputation across the UK and I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues to continue building this further.

Jonathan Bridge, Partner and Head of Abuse & Inquests at Farleys, said:

“Samantha’s expertise ensures that she is a key addition to the specialist team here at Farleys.  As a firm we strive to offer the highest quality of service at all times and Samantha’s reputation and dedication to clients enables us to maintain this”.