Over the last 23 years of acting for the child abuse victims, which is an emotional subject by definition, I have seen the pendulum swing in their favour and beyond, then against them at least twice. Whilst it is important to hear both sides of the argument, it is also essential to protect the rights
Of the 13 strands of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA), the English Benedictine Congregation and other Roman Catholic religious orders make up a single strand. It was revealed in April 2017 that Ampleforth College, in Yorkshire, would provide a case study for investigations into other institutions, but what happened at the college?
A Head Teacher in Bristol has admitted to secret filming using a spy pen to film pupils and staff in the toilets of a primary school, prompting concerns over child safety. Examining the implications, and highlighting the safeguarding dangers caused by improved technology, Child Abuse Lawyer Peter Garsden explains the law surrounding the case. Safeguarding