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Steven Walster

Litigation Executive, Abuse

Abuse Claims Abuse in Child & Care Homes Child Abuse & Social Services

Expertise

Steve joined Hudgell Solicitors in 2014 having already worked a number of years at another law firm. He has dealt with several types of claims during his career, including claims involving historic abuse, personal injury, clinical negligence, civil liberties and claims through both the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) and the Lambeth Children’s Homes Redress Scheme, giving him a wide breadth of experience to be able to assist his clients.

Many of my clients have been through traumatic events in their past and it can take a lot of strength and courage for them to proceed with the legal claims process. It is therefore of paramount importance to me that I am able to deal with each client and their needs on an individual basis, and tailor their claims process to suit them. I always seek to provide my clients with clear and helpful advice, in a friendly and approachable manner. It is important for us to remember that the legal process which we are used to and deal with day to day is new to clients and something they can find daunting, having already gone through difficult times.

Significant Cases

I am particularly proud of the work I do in helping survivors of historic abuse obtain compensation and I hope that I am able to assist them in gaining some of the justice that they so rightly deserve. Being involved in representing people who have been seeking damages through the Lambeth Children’s Homes Redress Scheme is one such example.

Career, qualifications and memberships

  • BA (Hons) Degree

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"Becci was amazing"

Becci was amazing, she was so friendly and helpful and couldn’t have done a better job at helping me with my claim. Very happy.

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"Efficient"

Quick, efficient service provided by Jayne Woodock. Would definitely contact Hudgell Solicitors again in the future if the need arises

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I have never had to go down the route of claiming for anything like this so when I was advised to do so I did some research and Hugell Solicitors caught my eye. And I’m so glad I picked them, everything was explained well and helped with any questions I…

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No problems from start to finish for my claim.Kept updated regularly and a good outcome even though the defendants were being evasive. Thanks.

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I would recommend this firm of solicitor to anyone I have had a 5 star treatment from Jayne woodcock I cant praise her enough she kept me informed every step of my claim and I cannot thank her enough excellent Jimmy Mcdermott

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"Very helpful and thorough"

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"Couldn’t fault Hudgell Solicitors."

Couldn’t fault Hudgell Solicitors. They were professional, pleasant informative and helpful and got a result which was better than I had ever expected. When Becci left the practice and Alex took over my claim it was a seamless change over, indicating a personel strength in depth. Thank you.

Vic.July 24, 2019