Tuesday, 05 June 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Lemn Sissay was finally rewarded compensation following a two year court dispute with a local council. During his time at Wood End Assessment Centre for children, he was physically abused, and as an adult sought compensation for his harrowing experience. Peter Garsden, Head of Abuse Claims, explains the story. The Lemn Sissay Story Lemn Sissay
Wednesday, 09 May 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Robin Lindsay was the headmaster and owner of Sherborne Preparatory School, where he sexually abused young boys for thirty years. A mother from Devon has called for a fresh inquiry into the case to find out how a man branded as a “fixated paedophile” could avoid prosecution for so long. Peter Garsden, Head of Abuse
Monday, 23 April 2018 / Published in Abuse News
Paedophile Hunter
With so called ‘Paedophile Hunters’ becoming more and more common, the question cannot help but be asked: Are they a help or a hindrance to the law? Peter Garsden, Head of Abuse Claims, recently spoke on BBC Radio Wales, where he discussed the issue. Bordering On Vigilantism With the police unable to monitor and identify
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 / Published in Child Sexual Exploitation News
The Telford abuse scandal devastated the lives of many, so it’s no surprise that those who feel services did not do enough are calling for an inquiry to be held. The aim of the inquiry will be to revisit evidence and victim testimony to see if more could have been done, and if anything else