Are you the subject of an allegation of rape, sexual assault, or other sexual offence? If so, then Richard Wood of Criminal Matters appreciates that your personal reputation and dignity are at stake. Sexual offences are invariably the most serious allegations and carry with them a sentence of imprisonment (if convicted), which will often be in excess of 5 years.
If you put your faith in Criminal Matters to represent you, Richard Wood guarantees that:
- He will give you is full attention as a barrister of 20 years call from London. He is an expert in dealing with allegations relating to sexual offences.
- He will provide you with the best possible expert advice on the merits of your case, and how best to present your defence.
- You will be represented at Court by an experienced barrister who is never afraid of challenging a witness.
PLEASE CALL ON 0800 4334 613 FOR A FREE AND WITHOUT OBLIGATION DISCUSSION ABOUT YOUR CASE, OR SEND AN ENQUIRY FOR QUICK ADVICE.
Richard is a specialist in dealing with the following types of sexual offences:
- Sexual Assault
- Assault by Penetration
- Abuse of Trust by Teachers
Trials involving allegations of sexual offences have very different rules to other types of allegations, as they often involve young and/or vulnerable complainants. There are special rules restricting the sort of questions that can be asked, and by whom. You will therefore need a specialist in this area of work to do your case justice.
What a client said about Richard Wood:
“I thought I would drop you a note to say what a truly fantastic job you have done for me. Whilst I appreciate that today was perhaps run of the mill for you, it most certainly was not for me.”
In addition to long prison sentences, the consequences of conviction for a serious sexual offences will often include a Sex Offences Prevention Order (SOPO), a requirement to register as a sexual offender for a long period of time, and a disqualification from working with children. The implications of these types of orders for a defendant’s future job prospects are often serious.
If you are facing a Sexual Offence allegation in the magistrates or crown court, or have questions about any related issues, please call 0800 4334 613.