Offences Against The Person

This is the definition of a group of crimes against other people and these are usually viewed as serious offences.

If you are being questioned about or facing charges of any offence against the person, it is vital that you receive proper representation as early as possible.

Most of these offences are serious, with trial by jury and if convicted, lengthy prison sentences may be imposed. It is crucial that you have competent and experienced legal representatives who are able to offer you expert advice. 

These are some of the offences against a person:

If you are in a police station being questioned for any of these offences, it is important that you have proper representation. You are also allowed to use a solicitor of your choice free of charge in these circumstances, regardless of your financial situation. If you need help, please call our 24 Hour Criminal Defence Line on 07956 352945.

Why Choose Ashmans?

As one of the leading Criminal Defence law firms in the country, we are ready to put all our experience to use on your case. Using our defence team comprised of barristers, solicitors and case handlers we will investigate the case against you fully, gathering evidence and statements that can be used when we prepared your defence, according to your instructions.

There may be concerns for you about how you will fund the costs of our representation, however you should not underestimate the value of having an experienced team behind you. Legal aid is now means tested and we can process this if you qualify. If not though, there are other options available for you.  We offer competitive hourly rates and fixed fees or capped fees could be an option, depending on your case. Talk to us today to find out more about our services.


If you are facing a criminal charge, it is important that you get legal advice and representation as soon as possible. 

Please call us now for help on 03330 096 275 or on our 24 Hour Criminal Defence Line, 07956 352945 and we'll be happy to offer you the advice you need.

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