Have you been accused of a sexual offence or facing arrest?

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Our Team specialises in defending our clients against allegations of all sexually related offences

If you have been accused or suspect that you are being investigated regarding any of the following activities, it is absolutely vital that you retain a skilled, specialist legal team such as Ashmans Solicitors immediately.

Below are just a few of the kinds of cases we deal with regularly. This is by no means exhaustive; we can help you no matter what you have been accused of.

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We provide you with an expert Criminal Defence solicitor at any time of the day or night. Simply contact us at our 24 Hour Criminal Defence Line, 0208 159 2869

If you have been accused of a Sexual Offence, you need Ashmans Solicitors at your side!

We have built a stellar reputation as a sexual offence defence practice, and we can help you in many ways. Exactly what we’ll do depends on the details of your case – with one exception. If you are being questioned or have been asked to attend an interview with the police in regards to a sexual offence or any criminal matter, you need to have a solicitor present immediately!

Our Defence Team includes solicitor advocates with higher rights as well as experienced sexual offence caseworkers.
We have developed excellent working relationships with some of the best barristers in the country.
We have assisted clients in defending against everything from large scale fraud to sexual offences and violent crime.
We consistently draw on the highest levels of speciality expertise for all our clients.

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Why should I choose Ashmans Solicitors to defend me?

Above all else, Ashmans is committed to providing the best possible service to our clients, above and beyond all professional standards.

24 HOUR Criminal Defence HOTLINE 0208 159 2869

We make sure an experienced, fully qualified member of our Criminal Defence Team is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, even during public holidays.

Evening & Weekend Appointments

We understand that when the worst happens, you need the most highly qualified help right away, and we stand ready to deliver it. We can even arrange meetings at your home or place of care if you have mobility issues.

Real Expert Advice and Assistance

We have a great deal of experience defending clients against sexual and other criminal offences, and we understand just what is needed to ensure you of the best possible resolution of your case. We will keep you completely up to date about the progress of your case and can advise you on just what to do to improve your situation.

Preserve your liberty, or career

Ashmans provides you with an expert Sexual Offence solicitor available at any hour, any day and completely free of charge regardless of your financial situation. Call our 24 Hr Criminal Defence line at 0208 159 2869

Advice from Ashmans Solicitors

The number one piece of advice we can give to anyone accused of a crime is: Retain the services of a skilled, specialist lawyer as soon as possible, Tell them absolutely everything and follow their advice to the letter.

Your ashmans’ criminal defence team will typically start by:

One of the greatest nightmares of our times is being falsely accused of rape or some other sexual offence. The simple truth is that even the accusation of such a crime can sometimes be enough to destroy one’s reputation, family and career even in the absence of a successful prosecution.

Of course, the key to overcoming such accusations or even a prosecution with your life and reputation intact is handling the situation carefully.

If you have not been arrested:

If you know that you have been reported either to social services or to the police and accused of a sexual offence, or if you have already been interviewed by someone in regards to such an allegation, there are a few things you must do quickly to ensure yourself of an impartial, fair investigation.

Do not assume the matter is concluded simply because you have not heard from the police in a matter of weeks or even months. Some matters are indeed dropped quickly, but major crimes can take several months to generate formal charges, and some cases can be re-opened even years later.
Resist any request to speak without your solicitor present and in particular any suggestions that you could ‘clear your name’ quickly consenting to an interview without the protection of your lawyer. Speaking to the police early and without a solicitor puts you at risk, as you have not had a chance to think about events and gain an accurate, consistent recollection of what happened for yourself. The police are trained to identify and take advantage of inconsistencies, vague memories and accidental misstatements, and will use them all to your disadvantage. Ashmans can provide you with an expert criminal offence solicitor at any time of the day or night. Simply contact us at our 24 Hour Criminal Defence Line, 0208 159 2869. This representation is provided completely free of charge irrespective of your financial circumstances.
Again, never consent to be interviewed without your solicitor present. The police need not make clear to you what you have been accused of, and often it is only through the questions they ask that you can gain insight into what they are investigating, This is another area where your solicitor can be a great help. If you do not have a lawyer or other representative present, it is vital that you take detailed notes about every question asked, and how you answered. It may be many months before you learn more about the case.
This cannot be said too much. Ideally, you should retain the services of an expert criminal solicitor before you are interviewed in any way. Ask for the opportunity to retain a lawyer before consenting to an interview with social services or the police.

If you are being questioned about a sexual offence, call us now on 01924 501 717 or on our 24 Hour Criminal Defence Line, 0208 159 2869. We can help.
The desire to clear your name quickly is completely understandable, but it is almost always a bad idea to speak to the police without a solicitor present, even if you are completely innocent in this situation. The likelihood you ‘clearing your name’ by doing so is extremely slight. The majority of the time this only aids the police in gathering evidence against you. There must be no ‘quick, friendly chats’ or conversations with an officer who ‘knows that the accusations against you are false’. Like they say on TV, anything you say can be used against you.
It is never too late to retain the services of a skilled criminal solicitor. Even if you have already attended a police or social services interview, assisted by a duty solicitor or not, getting a lawyer quickly can still be a huge help to you. One thing you can do is to write down absolutely everything you can remember about what they said to you, what questions they asked you, how you answered, and anything else you may have said to them.

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Preserve your reputation

We provide you with an expert Sexual Offence solicitor at any time of the day or night. Simply contact us at our 24 Hr Criminal Defence line, 0208 159 2869

What happens if I am charged or convicted with Sexual Offences?

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We urge you in the strongest possible terms to retain the services of an expert, specialised sexual offences defence solicitor as soon as possible if you are accused of any kind of sexual offence. If you even think you might need a solicitor, contact Ashmans Solicitors today, and we’ll give you the best possible advice on what to do nextt

Please call us now at 0208 159 2869. We’ll be happy to offer you the advice you need to preserve your liberty, your career, and your reputation

If you would prefer to get in touch online, please email us at enquiries@ashmanssolicitors.com or complete our Free Online Enquiry form below. Either way, we’ll be in touch very soon.

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