Historical Sexual Offences
Historical Sexual Offences are cases that relate to allegations that occurred a long time ago. It may be an isolated incident, or the allegations may be brought regarding repeated sexual offences over a significant period of time. These cases may even have more than one victim.
More often than not Historical Sexual Offences involve young and vulnerable victims and are cases that highlight a serious breach of trust. They often attract immense media attention which can have a major influence on the proceedings or the trying jury.
In recent months, Historical Sexual Offence cases have been heavily publicised in the media. The high-profile nature of the Jimmy Saville cases has certainly gained a lot of press coverage.
At Stuart Miller Solicitors we deal with each case in a very private and sensitive way. Historical Sexual Offence cases are complex, deeply unsettling for everyone involved and evidence gathering can take a long time. Reliability and credibility is often taken on the witnesses word, as concrete evidence is so hard to find.
Speaking to us at Stuart Miller Solicitors will help you to get the defence that you need. Our team has 30 years of experience in dealing with such cases and will present an accurate and factual legal argument on your behalf.
If you have been accused of Historical Sexual Offences then it is of paramount importance that you contact us immediately. The sooner you have a legal team on the case, the better your chances of success. If you are currently under investigation or being prosecuted then now is the time to make an appointment with us. Our team are here to listen to your side of the case, to talk you through the process, and to put together a defence that will maximise your chances of success.