Sexual Offence Lawyers

Sexual Offence Lawyers

At Garrick Law we understand that an allegation of sexual offending has an immediate and devastating impact on you and your reputation. In many cases it may threaten your livelihood. Allegations of sexual offending are highly sensitive and require an expert, discreet and professional approach from the outset to secure a successful outcome.
If you are being investigated for a sexual offence, then it is essential that you instruct a trusted solicitor at the first available opportunity. We can provide crucial advice for police station interviews. Most importantly we advise you not to engage with the police directly, but let your legal team do this on your behalf. This can reduce the risk of criminal charges being brought against you.

If matters progress to Court, we will ensure that we create the best team to investigate, prepare and secure you a successful outcome. We are experienced in managing adverse publicity and the personal and mental well-being of the client in such sensitive and emotive cases. At Garrick Law we work closely with reputable public relation, crisis management firms and privacy law specialists.

We are experienced in managing adverse publicity and the personal and mental well-being of the client in such sensitive and emotive cases. At Garrick Law we work closely with reputable public relation, crisis management firms and privacy law specialists.

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How can Garrick Law help?

Our team at Garrick Law can manage this situation for you. We are accustomed to representing celebrities, senior professionals, and high net worth individuals. We know how to manage adverse publicity. We can advise you directly; work closely with your press office or PR representative; or if necessary instruct an expert on your behalf. Together we will work to protect your reputation from unfair or misleading comments, and allow you to focus on getting the best outcome for your case.

We are experienced in dealing with cases involving the following offences:

• Rape and attempted rape
• Sexual assault
• Indecent assault
• Indecent exposure
• Historic sexual offences
• Possession of indecent images
• Historic sexual abuse
• Revenge porn
• Grooming
• Child sexual offences
• Prostitution related offences
sexual offence lawyers

Sexual Offence Solicitors

At Garrick Law we understand that an allegation of sexual offending has an immediate and devastating impact on you, your reputation and your livelihood. Allegations of sexual offending are highly sensitive and require an expert, discreet and professional approach from the outset to secure a successful outcome.
It is imperative, if you are being investigated for a sexual offence, that you instruct a trusted solicitor at the first available opportunity. We can provide crucial advise as to police station interviews. We can assure you that involvement by your legal team at an early stage ensures that proactive steps can be taken to avoiding the police charging. Engaging with the police directly can adversely impact your case.

If matters progress to Court, we will seek to ensure that we create the best team to investigate, prepare and secure you a successful outcome.

We are experienced in managing adverse publicity and the personal and mental well-being of the client in such sensitive and emotive cases. At Garrick Law we work closely with reputable public relation, crisis management firms and privacy law specialists.

How can Garrick Law help?

It is imperative, if you are being investigated for a sexual offence, that you instruct a trusted solicitor at the first available opportunity. We can provide crucial advise as to police station interviews. We can assure you that involvement by your legal team at an early stage ensures that proactive steps can be taken to avoiding the police charging. Engaging with the police directly can adversely impact your case.

If matters progress to Court, we will seek to ensure that we create the best team to investigate, prepare and secure you a successful outcome.

We are experienced in managing adverse publicity and the personal and mental well-being of the client in such sensitive and emotive cases. At Garrick Law we work closely with reputable public relation, crisis management firms and privacy law specialists.

We are experienced in dealing with cases involving the following offences:

• Rape and attempted rape
• Sexual assault
• Indecent assault
• Indecent exposure
• Historic sexual offences
• Possession of indecent images
• Historic sexual abuse
• Revenge porn
• Grooming
• Child sexual offences
• Prostitution related offences

Sexual Offence FAQs

1. What are sexual offences?

There are a range of crimes that can be considered as sexual offences. Please visit Sexual offences | The Crown Prosecution Service (cps.gov.uk). Sexual offences includes rape.

2. What should I do if I am accused of a sexual offence?

- You should speak to a sexual offence solicitor as soon as practically possible.
- Under no circumstances should you make any direct or indirect contact with the individual making the allegation against you.
- You should review your communication devices and download all correspondence with this individual to preserve evidence.
- You should refrain from engaging with the police directly.
- Whilst matters are fresh, you should draft a detailed chronology (i.e. describe everything that happened and when) setting out key dates, times, locations and individuals involved. This will assist both you and your criminal solicitor in creating a timeline of events and understanding matters.

3. I am innocent, why do I need a sexual offence solicitor?

– See our blog post; I’m Innocent, Do I Need a Solicitor at the Police Station? | Top Legal Advice (garricklaw.com)
– Offences of this nature are legally complex and without legal advice you will be considerably disadvantaged.

4. It was consensual, I don’t understand why the individual is making a false allegation?

- Consent is the key issue in sexual offences.

5. What is consent?

- Consent is an agreement by a person who has the freedom and capacity to agree.
- False allegations of sexual offences can be made for a number of reasons.
- Under no circumstances should you make any direct or indirect contact with the individual making the allegation against you.
- Your criminal solicitor will be able to take any further action required to assist your defence.

6. Do I need to notify my employers if accused of a Sexual Offence?

- You should seek legal advice from your sexual offence solicitor who will be able to advise you based on your profession and the stage of your matter if, you will be required to disclose this to your employers.
- If you are required to disclose this, your solicitor will be able to assist you in notifying your employer and guide you through the process.
- If required, specialist legal advice from an employment solicitor can be obtained.

7. The police have taken all my electronic devices. When will they be returned?

- This is a standard procedure in many police investigations, not just cases relating to sexual offences.
- Most devices will be subject to interrogation in a forensic laboratory to extract data. This can take some time.
- If the police wish to use any material found on your advice in evidence, you will not be entitled to the return of your device.
- If the police do not wish to rely on any material found on your device, the device will be returned to you. Your solicitor can arrange for the collection of these items.

CONTACT US

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Email: enquiries@garricklaw.com
Tel: +44 (0)203 196 7822
Fax: +44 (0)203 196 7831
Address:
81 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1DD

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