Former teacher Terence Peter Back has been convicted of the indecent assault of three former pupils

A former teacher has been convicted of the indecent assault of three former pupils.

Terence Peter Back, 71 of Bexhill on Sea, Sussex was found guilty on Thursday, 2 June, at Isleworth Crown Court of indecent assault of a girl who was aged seven, a boy age 11 and another girl aged 11 at the time.

He was found not guilty of a count of gross indecency against a female aged seven years.

Back was a former teacher at Whitehall Junior School in Uxbridge and Kingsway Junior School in Watford.

An investigation was launched in 2013 when a former female pupil of Whitehall Junior School made an allegation to police concerning her former teacher, Terence Peter Back.

She alleged gross indecency and indecent assault.

The offences dated back to 1974.

Back was interviewed under caution by police on 2 May 2013. He denied the offences. A further witness, another female pupil, was traced and provided a witness account.

Enquiries led police to attend Kingsway Junior School, in Garston, Watford. A further two victims were identified and traced who provided information to police. Offences at this school dated back to the early 1980s.

The information given to police by the witnesses and pupils gave similar accounts of Back’s activities.

Back was arrested and interviewed in relation to these allegations on 28 April 2014 and 27 June 2014. He was charged on 8 September 2015.

Back will be sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court on Thursday, 30 June.

Verisona Law have specific expertise in dealing with claims in respect of child abuse. If you were subject to abuse please do not hesitate to contact Charles Derham our specialist child abuse solicitor. We will treat any communications with the strictest of confidence.


Lisa has more than 20 years’ experience of dealing with Personal Injury matters ranging from road traffic accidents to workplace injury and liability. She offers a sympathetic and professional approach to her clients’ problems and advises on funding options (including insurance and Conditional Fee Agreements.)

Her extensive knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules, skills in evidence gathering and analysis of liability and causation, and experience in risk assessment and settlement negotiation make her a valuable asset to clients and colleagues alike.

She is also a member of Verisona Law’s Historic Abuse Team and undertakes documentary analysis, work relating to case evidence and the development of legal arguments to secure successful settlements. She is fluent in German and Persian.

Lisa also has experience in Civil Litigation regarding Debt Recovery, Breach of Contract, and Insolvency Law.

Client testimonials

"Lovely, friendly, great people. Very understanding too and very good at what they do. Very happy with the result, many thanks again Lisa and everyone involved in my case."
Anonymous

"I would like to express my profound heartfelt gratitude to Lisa Gafarov for all her hard work and understanding when representing me. She fought passionately for my case for two years.

Within this time, never once did I feel it was about the money for her. She was very considerate and dealt with many personal matters in a caring and professional way. It was a very sensitive case but she put in a lot of hard work and went the extra mile each time. Her wide range of expertise was indispensable during this difficult time. Because of this I trusted all her advice and as a result, this took a lot of pressure off of me.

She managed to reach a very amicable conclusion between the defendants and myself. You don’t know how much your passion impacts the lives of others. For this I am forever grateful. I would recommend your firm a hundred times over."
Anonymous, April 2019

Lisa studied ‘Contract Law, European Law and Employment Law’ as part of her degree in BA (Hons) Business Administration. She has also studied other business subjects, including accounting.

Having completed her degree, Lisa started work for Verisona Law in November 1999 in the Personal Injury department as a Trainee Litigation Clerk and since then has developed extensive skills in relation to personal injury litigation and case preparation.

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Accidents at work
  • Slip and trip claims
  • Occupier’s liability claims
  • Product Liability claims
  • Industrial disease claims
  • Work related upper limb disorder claims
  • Clinical negligence, including amputation claims
  • Cosmetic surgery claims
  • Abuse claims

"Thank you for all your much appreciated hard work. I will truly never forget your kindness towards me. Your patience, respect and understanding at all times was beyond words. The sincere compassion shown meant more to me than words could ever express. This firm will forever hold a special place in my heart."

Anonymous


Make an
enquiry