Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Sir Clement Freud alleged sex abuse

Prior to a new documentary which airs on Wednesday 15th June, the BBC has reported allegations of abuse against the late broadcaster and MP Sir Clement Freud between the late 1940s and 1970s.

One of the alleged victims, Sylvia Woosley, who first met Freud when she was 10 told the ITV Exposure programme that he abused her for years.  A second anonymous woman, claimed he abused her as a child and raped her when she was 18.
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Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Leading Law Firm Specialising in Representing Victims of Child Abuse joins Simpson Millar LLP

Law firm Abney Garsden, one of the largest practices dedicated to claims by survivors of abuse, is to be incorporated into Simpson Millar.

Peter Garsden, who founded the firm in 1985, said: ‘This is a very exciting time for us and with the support of Simpson Millar we can add even more value to our clients and have even further added security for the important work we do, especially abuse cases...

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Bring back Indeterminate Sentences for sex offenders

For some years Peter has campaigned for a sentence for sex offenders, which meant they could not be released until they could prove they didn’t represent a danger to the community, and had addressed to the satisfaction of experts, their offending behaviour.

 The length of the life sentence imposed by His Honour Judge Peter Rook QC means that Richard Huckle may be released in 23 years’ time i.e. when he is 53 years of age because of the minimum life term ordered.

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