Monday, 12 June 2017 / Published in Abuse News
Manchester based Child Abuse Solicitor, Peter Garsden, has spent the last 22 years of his professional life supporting survivors of child abuse. His efforts have not been missed. He has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement award at the Claims Management Awards. The Claims Management Awards was set up to celebrate the successes of those organisations
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 / Published in Abuse News, Child Abuse
Following the first day of public hearings into the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry, claims have been made that the UK’s leading children’s charity, Barnardo’s  purposefully and systematically destroyed files that contained evidence needed to bring abuse claims against them. Leading Abuse Solicitor, Peter Garsden, looks into the claims and discusses what this should mean for future
Monday, 29 May 2017 / Published in Abuse News, Peter Garsden's Blog
It has been reported by the Telegraph and Leicester Mercury that 9 cases against Lord Janner have collapsed, as Slater and Gordon withdrew 6 cases against the alleged deceased abuser. Unsurprisingly, Janner’s next of kin, namely his 3 children, have jumped upon this development, and proclaimed it proves that the victims/survivors’ allegations are unfounded. The
Friday, 21 April 2017 / Published in Child Abuse
In a report by the Children’s Commissioner for England it has been alleged that victims of child sex abuse are being let down by the very systems and procedures that are designed to protect them from harm. The findings highlighted that warning signs are being missed, investigations are being delayed unnecessarily and, perhaps most concerning