Monday, 06 November 2017 / Published in Abuse News
Research from the NSPCC found that 1 in 20 children in the UK have been sexually abused. What does the future hold for those thousands of survivors? Specialist child sex abuse solicitor, Gemma Pilkington, explores research into the long-term effects of child sexual abuse and explains how the effects are in direct conflict with the
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 / Published in Abuse News
After two failed appeals, the Supreme Court has left local authorities open to legal liability when it comes to children being abused whilst in foster care. Lead abuse solicitor, Peter Garsden investigates the case that has changed the course of legal proceedings for future foster care abuse cases. The Case Natasha Armes spent 11 years
Monday, 23 October 2017 / Published in Abuse News
Abuse victim
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
Friday, 20 October 2017 / Published in Abuse News
Thousands of men and women have taken to Twitter to report of sexual harassment and sexual assault using the hashtag #metoo to raise awareness of the issue. But is it possible for someone to have been sexually assaulted or sexual harassed and not even know? Deborah Corcoran, abuse lawyer, takes a look at the law