Kim Harrison is Executive Officer and is responsible for Panel Membership, Complaints Officer.
Kim Harrison is a Principal Lawyer and Head of Human rights in the Abuse team at Slater & Gordon solicitors Manchester. She acts for abuse survivors in civil cases against various institutions including churches and religious institutions, schools, hospitals, local authorities, sports clubs, the Scout Association and the Ministry of Defence.
Previously a partner at Pannone LLP, where amongst other roles Kim headed up the firms Actions Against the Police team, Kim has a First Class Honours Degree in Law from the University of Sheffield.
She specialises in case of ‘failure to remove/failure to protect’ in both negligence and human rights acting for children against local authority social services department.
She has acted for a number of families in Article 2 Inquests and civil cases arising out of deaths in prison.
She currently acts for a number of Core Participants in the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual abuse (IICSA) in the Anglican, Nottinghamshire Care Homes, Westminster and Janner modules.
She has published widely in various legal journals and websites including LexisNexis, NLJ, JPIL, PILJ, Justice Gap and has lectured internally and externally on a wide range of topics related to abuse law.
She regularly and appears on TV and radio to comment on abuse law and government policy in this area including appearances on BBC Breakfast, Newsnight, BBC Radio 4 Today Programme and World at One, Channel 4 news, BBC and ITN news, Sky, radio 5 live and many others.
She is an APIL accredited Senior Litigator and a member of the JPIL editorial board. She is also a legal panel member of the children’s rights charity Article 39.
Phone 0161 383 3807
Fax 0161 383 3636
DX 14340 Manchester 1
Works at Slater and Gordon (UK) LLPAddress
Slater and Gordon (UK) LLP
58 Mosley Street