Sexual Offences

Sexual Offences
Successful Historical Sex Charge Defence | Kangs Solicitors
Kangs Solicitors have recently successfully defended a client charged with an allegation of a sexual offence committed in 1991. The Charge Our client was charged in accordance with the law applicable in 1991 with one count of buggery contrary to section 12(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956. The Allegation The allegation, made by a […]
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On the 12th April 2019, the offence commonly known as ‘Upskirting’ became a criminal offence by virtue of the Voyeurism Act 2019 (‘the Act’).  Helen Holder of Kangs Solicitors comments generally. The Law | Kangs Solicitors Sexual Offences Advisory Team The Act provides that a person commits an offence if he: operates equipment beneath the […]
Kangs Solicitors has successfully represented a client by obtaining a variation to a Sexual Harm Prevention Order (‘SHPO’) which was ordered at Croydon Crown Court in 2017. Helen Holder of Kangs Solicitors reports on the circumstances. The Circumstances | Kangs Sexual Offences DefenceTeam    Our client was seeking to vary the SHPO which required equipment […]
Following the collapse of a number of rape cases in recent times, including several of a ‘high profile nature’, as the result of the late disclosure of digital evidence which was discovered to seriously undermine the prosecution, police and prosecutors are seeking to remedy a perceived deficiency in the law which prevents complainants and witnesses […]
On the 18th March 2019, National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Day, the Crown Prosecution Service (‘CPS’) announced an important procedural change when tackling those who prey upon young children. Helen Holder of Kangs Solicitors explains this fundamental change. The Fundamental Change | Kangs Sexual Offences Advisory Team The change affects the circumstances where offenders believe […]
Further to Helen Holder’s article on ‘Upskirting’, which appeared on this website on June 21st 2018, the Voyeurism (Offences) Act 2019 (the ‘Act’) became law on the 12th February 2019. Cagin Husnu of Kangs Solicitors sets out the law. The Offences | Kangs Sexual Offences Advisory Team The Act amends the Sexual Offences Act 2003 […]
Further to his previous article ‘Intimidatory Offences Sentencing Guidelines’ Naz Maqsoom of Kangs Solicitors now expands upon those new Guidelines specifically in respect of the offence of Disclosing Private Sexual Images (‘the offence’). The Offence | Kangs Sexual Offences Defence Solicitors The offence was created by section 33 Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 and is […]

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