At Simpson Millar we fight for the rights of child abuse survivors through campaigning for change. We have been involved in a number of successful campaigns over the years.
One of the UK’s leading experts on child abuse, Stockport based Peter Garsden, has backed recommendations by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) which highlight the need for an obligation on professionals of all kinds to report child abuse. Peter Garsden, whose firm Simpson Millar represents victims of abuse in their claim for compensation, believes
One of the UK’s leading experts on child abuse, Stockport based Peter Garsden, has welcomed the announcement that a special panel to review historic sex abuse allegations is to be set up as part of a radical overhaul designed to reform the way in which child sexual abuse is handled within the Criminal Justice System.
The UK Charity Commission has criticised a Manchester based congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses for their dealings with child abuse cases over the last 23 years. After an elder within the congregation was accused of sexual abuse in the early 90s, several efforts were made to cover-up this abuse. Gemma Pilkington, Abuse Solicitor, explains the history