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In November 2014 a stocky middle aged man attended our offices and requested an appointment with Andrew Collingbourne. 

The appointment lasted two hours and following the same, Andrew knew that a further sex abuse scandal had been unearthed. 

Jon Styler had qualified as a teacher in the early 1960s and taught in schools in the Newport area, St Julian's, Brynglas and then in the early 1970s whilst in his thirties was appointed Head at Malpas Church School. 

The story that unfolded in our offices during the first appointment was of a cunning, paedophile who used his position to groom children and parents before sexually abusing pupils, we subsequently discovered they were all boys. 

We wanted to establish whether other former pupils had suffered the same fate as our client so requested the assistance of the South Wales Argus to publicise the case. Our client retained his anonymity but spoke with the paper and following publication of the story our phones were red hot. 

We were inundated with calls from pupils who had suffered a similar fate to our client. Some wanted to provide witness evidence to corroborate the position but didn't want to claim compensation for abuse suffered. Others wanted to instruct us. 

Shortly afterwards BBC Wales contacted us and Week In Week Out attended our offices in 2015 to film a documentary that was broadcast in November 2015 , My Teacher The Paedophile. 

Following the programme going out we were contacted from people as far away as Australia who supported the veracity of what we had been told. 

We have successfully pursued a number of claims for clients sexually abused by Styler and provided some with specialist counselling from Dr Paul Rogers. 

We have recovered over £100,000 in payments for clients whose lives have been blighted by the prolific, predatory, paedophile. 

Unfortunately Styler committed suicide in 2007 following a police complaint made by a man who became a client of ours. 

His story encapsulated the evil of Styler, abused in the classroom during reading lessons, sexualised from a young age, confused as to his sexuality, he could not rid himself of the flashbacks and it culminated in him contemplating suicide by jumping off George St , Newport. Shivering, intoxicated and ready to end his life as he prepared to jump it was only the thought of his children that brought him back from the precipice. 

We believe that Styler was one of the most prolific, paedophiles in Wales. We also know he went on to abuse boys whilst teaching in Worcester and Sussex. 

We offer a comprehensive service to clients who have been sexually abused, all cases are dealt with, with the utmost sensitivity and over a period of months. 

Aside from seeking compensation we provide specialist counselling from Dr Paul Rogers. 

If you require assistance contact Andrew Collingbourne on 07879441676 for an initial, free, confidential discussion.