Kangs Solicitors has been instructed to defend a client charged with serious allegations of Sexual Assault in that it is alleged he abused his position and sexually assaulted a vulnerable employee.
Our client denies any criminal misconduct and the Sexual Offences
Defence Team at Kangs Solicitors is meticulously preparing our client’s defence for trial.
Kangs Solicitors has a proven track record of successfully representing clients accused of alleged criminal offences of every description including those a sexual nature and we have been in the high-profile cases of historic sexual abuse including the Metropolitan Police investigation ‘Operation Yewtree’.
We are recognised as one of the leading criminal defence firms in the country and we are highly ranked by the leading directories, Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500. The latest edition of the Legal 500 says the following about our firm:
‘The lawyers are all experts in crime and provide the highest levels of service to their clients. Their work is always top quality. One of, if not the best criminal specialist firms in the country’
We appreciate the strain and anxiety on individuals and their families when allegations of a sexual nature are made and we have the most experienced solicitors to assist in the face of such difficulties and pressures.
Our team of highly respected lawyers can be contacted for confidential and discreet advice as follows:
The Relevant Law | Kangs Serious Crime Defence Lawyers
Section 3 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 provides that:
A person (A) commits a sexual assault if:
- he intentionally touches another person (B),
- the touching is sexual,
- B does not consent to the touching, and
- A does not reasonably believe that B consents.
Whether any belief alleged by A that B consented is reasonable is to be determined having regard to all the circumstances, including any steps which A has taken to ascertain whether B consents.
Penalties | Kangs Sexual Assault Defence Solicitors
A person who is found guilty of an offence of sexual assault under section 3 is liable:
- on summary conviction before a Magistrates’ Court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or both;
- on conviction on indictment before a Crown Court, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years
Who Can I Contact for Advice & Help? | Kangs National Criminal Defence Solicitors
If you are facing an investigation in respect of any allegation of a sexual offence of any nature, it is essential that you seek expert legal advice.
We provide clients with clear and concise expert advice based upon our considerable experience defending criminal investigations throughout England & Wales.
We welcome new enquiries by telephone or email.
Our team of lawyers is available to meet at our offices in London, Birmingham or Manchester or, alternatively, we are happy to arrange an initial no obligation meeting via telephone or video conferencing.
If we can be of assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our team through any of the following: