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Slater and Gordon receive Allegations of Abuse by Former Music Teacher Malcolm Henderson at St John’s School, Leatherhead

Slater and Gordon Lawyers have received details of serious allegations of abuse at St John’s School in Leatherhead, Surrey.

The allegations concern a former music teacher, Malcolm Henderson, who taught at St John’s in the mid-1970s. It is also thought that Henderson taught at other leading schools in South West London throughout his career.

It is understood that the alleged victim of abuse by Henderson reported the matter to the police in 2012, and that allegations were about to be put to Henderson when he died suddenly.

Henderson is thought to have worked closely with Alan Doggett, former Head of Music at St Paul’s School in Barnes, London.

Alan Doggett committed suicide in 1978, only hours after appearing at West London Magistrates Court, charged with the indecent assault of a 10-year-old boy.

Both Henderson and Doggett worked together on the production of the Jesus Christ Superstar album, released in 1970.

A senior Abuse Lawyer at Slater and Gordon, specialises in claims of sexual abuse perpetrated at music establishments or schools and is anxious to hear from anyone who may have some information relating to the late Malcolm Henderson.

Slater and Gordon’s expert team of Abuse Lawyers currently represent over 800 survivors of sexual abuse and have acted for several victims of abuse at other well-known music schools, including victims of abuse at St Paul’s School.

If you have any information relating to the late Malcolm Henderson, or would like free, confidential legal advice about abuse you have suffered, please call us on freephone 0800 916 9046. Our contact centre is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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