Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a serious offence, carrying a varied range of sentences.  It is important that you have representation from a solicitor who has experience in this area of law who can correctly identify any defences and/or mitigating factors in your case and use these to get an improved outcome.

Depending on the seriousness of the assault, you may be summarily tried (without a trial by jury under common law at the crown court).  In this scenario the magistrate’s court’s sentencing powers are restricted.  However, if you are convicted under indictment (trial by jury) the maximum prison term is 10 years imprisonment.

It is therefore really important that you have experienced and competent representation from the beginning. This includes when you are arrested and questioned about the offence.

Everyone is entitled to free representation by a solicitor of their choice whilst they are being questioned in a police station so call us now if you need help.

Call us now on 03330 096 275.

How Can Ashmans Solicitors Help You?

Our experienced team have represented people facing similar allegations therefore you should not be embarrassed to call us to talk about your situation.

We have experience in handling these kinds of offences and we know how best to approach the case in order to achieve the best outcome for you.  After all, these allegations can be extremely disruptive in your work and family life. Acting discreetly and keeping information confidential is a certainty. In addition we will be open and honest about your prospects. 

Why Choose Ashmans Solicitors?

Our criminal defence team is made up of specialist solicitors and barristers who are there to provide you with legal representation before trial and throughout your time in court. Together they will develop the best strategy to use in the circumstances.

You may be concerned about the cost of legal representation. We are happy to means test you for legal aid however if you are not eligible there are alternative options to consider and we can discuss our competitive rates and fixed fees with you.

We do understand that this will be a difficult time for you so we will do all we can to smooth the process for you. Talk to us today to see how we can help.


Have you been arrested by the police or charged with any criminal matter? If so, call Ashmans Solicitors in confidence now on 03330 096 275 (24hrs).

Our expert lawyers are here to provide you with the very best in legal advice and representation 24 hours a day. You can also use our free online enquiry form or email us at .

We will get back in touch with you quickly, no matter what time of day or night.


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  • You have access to our specialist criminal law team 24 hours a day
  • Using our highly skilled and experienced criminal lawyers, we will use all our experience to ensure you have the best possible representation
  • We offer free advice and representation at the police station
  • Whether you are facing a serious or general criminal offence does not matter, we have experience in all areas of criminal law
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