The mere accusation of a sexual offence can obliterate your reputation and career.
Our direct access barristers offer impeccable knowledge in the defence of such allegations.
We boast vast experience and indeed success in revealing false allegations. It is our team that make the difference between conviction and a case being discontinued or a verdict of not guilty.
Allegations of sexual abuse are recognised as one of the most complicated and delicate areas of criminal law. Naturally, it is believed that only the finest criminal barristers should manage sexual cases, which are almost always heard within the Crown Court, and which have been subject to progressively complex alterations in recent years. Our specialist direct access criminal barristers are experts in all aspects of sexual offences.
It is now becoming more common for sexual offence and rape trials to be brought many years after the alleged event(s). There are certain complications of evidence and the risk of abuse of process, with which our defence team are wholly conversant.
Our barristers will deliver appropriate counsel to an exceptional standard in preparing your defence. This will be provided against the background of the intricacies of the seventy new offences created by the 2003 Act, and the numerous codes of practice, inclusive of the Victims Code issued under s32 of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act, the “Standard for Communications between Victims, Witnesses and Prosecution Advocates”, and paragraph 6.1 of the Bar Code of Conduct.
Whether you are seeking advice in the first instance or appealing a conviction direct access barristers are now an affordable means of representation due to recent changes in UK law, which allow the public to instruct a barrister without the need to go through a solicitor.
In this difficult area of criminal law, experience and proficiency can make all the difference. For tirelessness case preparation and emphatic representation in court, look to us for quality. Should you have any questions or require assistance please click here to contact a member of our direct access team.