Lawyer deems Hall's 'home transfer' as 'cynical'

BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall who has been accused of avoiding a payout to his child abuse victims. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

The lawyer representing some of disgraced broadcaster Stuart Hall's victims, has labelled the TV star's reported transfer of his £1.2 million house to his wife as "cynical".

According to the Daily Telegraph, Alan Collins said he had been instructed to pursue civil action in relation to injuries and harm suffered.

Mr Collins said:"I am looking at media reports that Hall has possibly moved assets and will take action as appropriate.

"It's quite a common problem in cases like this, they put an asset in another person's name or even overseas. It is a cynical move, it shows contempt for the victims".