The woman tasked to oversee investigations into Jimmy Savile child abuse within the NHS is expected to publish her final report sometime this week. Kate Lampard, a former practising barrister and former Deputy Chair of the Financial Ombudsman Service, was appointed by the Secretary of State in October 2012 to provide independent oversight of three
Child abuse lawyer Peter Garsden picked up the Lawyer of the Year award at the QualitySolicitors network annual conference in Manchester. Peter leads a team of some of the most highly respected child abuse lawyers in the country. His firm has won a number of awards for the care and empathy they show their clients
The Lord Mayor of London, Fiona Woolf, has replaced Lady Butler-Sloss as chair of the child abuse inquiry panel. The panel, to examine the extent to which public institutions failed to investigation allegations of child abuse was appointed in July 2014. Lady Butler-Sloss resignation came after she faced tremendous pressure from victims’ groups because of
Peter Garsden, president of the Association of Child Abuse Lawyers has been interviewed on Radio London following the publication of a study by University College London into the scale of the sexual exploitation of boys. The study reveals that the sexual exploitation of boys and young men is a much bigger problem than previously thought.
Leading child abuse lawyer, Peter Garsden, was interviewed on BBC Merseyside last week about the Cheshire Police announcement of a new initiative to take a more protective and proactive approach to the possibility of sexual exploitation in Cheshire by announcing that each children’s home will have it’s own designated police officer. Simpson Millar, where Mr
The Reverend Alan Morris, a church deacon who sexually abused ten schoolboys under the guise of disciplining them has been jailed for nine years. He was arrested at his home in Hale in November 2012 following a complaint to the police. The complaint came from an ex pupil who attended a baptism ceremony that Morris
Leading Abuse lawyer, Peter Garsden, has been quoted in an article in Newsweek regarding the increase in ex pupils from ‘elite’ boarding schools bringing civil actions against their schools for with abuse allegations and failing to protect them from abuse. The article refers to the fact that prosecutions for child abuse in Britain’s public schools