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Break the Silence

Rachel Horman

Rachel Horman is a Solicitor and Head of the Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Forced Marriage Department at Watson Ramsbottom Ltd. Her practice extends beyond the firm’s Lancashire base throughout  England and Wales including representing several high profile stalking victims.

Domestic Abuse, Stalking & Harassment Lawyer
  1. Today we have issued Judicial Review Proceedings to protect victims of domestic abuse failed by the MOJ

    We have today issued proceedings for a judicial review against the Secretary of State for Justice and Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service of the decision to release a dangerous […]

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  2. Coercive Control and the case of Sally Challen

    The case of Sally Challen is being heard by the Court of Appeal today and I was asked about what the impact of a successful appeal would be by Emma […]

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  3. The Foreign Office is treating Forced Marriage as a family dispute rather than a serious criminal offence which is shameful

    A recent report detailing that British Citizens who are victims of forced marriage are being made to pay for their own rescue and repatriation to the UK highlights the terrible […]

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  4. Misogyny is why the police fail to protect victims of stalking and domestic violence

    I recently took part in a Radio 5 Live broadcast on the subject of coercive control and stalking and gave my view that the only explanation for the continued failures […]

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  5. The police should be held accountable for failing DV and stalking victims

    The case of Laura Stuart highlights yet another woefully inadequate police response to a female victim of domestic abuse, coercive control and stalking. Her relationship with Jason Cooper was dominated […]

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