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A Feeling of Justice – Overcoming Abuse at Knox Grammar

Former pupil at Sydney’s prestigious Knox Grammar  School, Nick Bouvy discusses how he overcame institutional child sexual abuse and found “a sense of recompense and justice” with the help of Ross Koffel and the support team at Koffels Solicitors.

Knox Grammar School’s elegant veneer conceals a sad history of sexual abuse and cover-ups. For decades, students at the top grammar school were terrified of predatory paedophile instructors. Any kids who attempted to talk openly were disciplined and silenced.

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A History of Child Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups at Knox Grammar School

Knox Grammar – A History of Child Abuse and Cover-Ups

Still regarded as one of Sydney’s most prestigious schools, Knox Grammar has been charged with multiple serious charges of institutional child sexual abuse over a 33 year period

Bruce Barrett – Knox Grammar School Offender

Knox Grammar School’s elegant veneer conceals a sad history of sexual abuse and cover-ups. For decades, students at the top grammar school were terrified of predatory paedophile instructors. Any kids who attempted to talk openly were disciplined and silenced.

Dr Ian Paterson Oversaw Knox Grammar Child Abuse

Despite overwhelming evidence and five convictions against teachers under his watch, Dr Paterson denied any responsibility and walked away without repercussions.

Paedophilia in Private Schools

To read the original article published in The SMH and written by Peter FitzSimons, please click here. Is paedophilia more prevalent in private schools? Recently a number of our clients spoke to Peter FitzSimons about the abuse they say they suffered at the hands of Knox teachers. As a matter of fact paedophilia in private [...]

Knox Grammar Sued for Child Sexual Abuse

To read the original article published in The Australian newspaper and written by Olivia Caisley, please click here. Knox Faces Payout Claim Our client, Phillip Ashworth, spoke to The Australian about what he asserts happened to him as a student at Knox Grammar. Phillip’s statement of claim alleges: "Nisbett used his position of authority to [...]

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