CA v NA – Client receives ex-gratia payment for years of severe victimisation

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Historic Institutional AbuseCA suffered severe victimisation and bullying after raising concerns to a private sporting institution about an employee abusing children in his care. CA, who has acted as a whistle-blower, was subject to victimisation since early 1998.

Over the years, CA experienced humiliation, embarrassment and belittling, while her reputation was consistently and continuously attacked. The substance of this claim was subject of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

Outcome: Civil action leads to ex-gratia payment settlement sum

O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors successfully acted for CA, who received an ex-gratia payment for her pain and suffering.

If you have experienced or witnessed abuse at an institution, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors today. Call 02 9261 4281 or by email at

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