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Serious Sexual Offences

Our barristers have extensive experience in defending and prosecuting allegations of serious sexual offences.

Members of 2 Bedford Row are renowned for their handling of cases involving allegations of a serious sexual nature. Our barristers have appeared in high profile trials generated by ‘Operation Yewtree’ as well as the much publicised multi-defendant grooming and child exploitation cases.

Routinely instructed to defend or prosecute in these types of cases, many members of Chambers have extensive experience in dealing with the following types of sexual allegations including:

  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Child abuse and allegations involving vulnerable witnesses
  • Grooming and child exploitation
  • Human trafficking
  • Historic sexual abuse
  • Indecent images

Barristers at 2 Bedford Row specialising in this area of law are frequently called upon to advise pre-charge and are able to assist at each and every stage of the investigation. Our barristers are at the forefront of the vulnerable witness training courses and are adept at witness handling in the most sensitive and difficult cases. Whether the case involves expert evidence, the use of intermediaries or cross examination of a young/vulnerable witness, barristers at 2 Bedford Row have the skill and expertise required in this highly specialised area of criminal law.

Get in touch

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Call: +44 (0)20 7440 8888
Email: clerks@2bedfordrow.co.uk

Clerk: Paul Rodgers
Telephone: +44 (0)7894 125 434
Email: Click here

Latest Serious Sexual Offences news and publications

Cases 16th Nov 2023

Nick Bonehill secures acquittal in rape case 

Nick Bonehill, instructed by Paul Block of Levy & Co Solicitors, was successful in securing the acquittal of a...

Cases 17th Oct 2023

Christopher Martin secures acquittal in Sexual Assault trial

Christopher Martin, instructed by Mick Rees of Levy & Co Solicitors, successfully defended a man charged...

Cases 29th Sep 2023

Nick Bonehill secures acquittals in rape trial

Nick’s client was acquitted of rape, sexual assault and 4 counts of threats to kill following a 7 day trial at...

Cases 20th Sep 2023

Fred Batstone successful in assault by penetration trial 

Fred Batstone, instructed by Ella Hughes of Rustem Guardian Solicitors, represented D, who was acquitted of assault by...

Cases 13th Sep 2023

Christopher Martin secures acquittal in Court Martial rape trial

Christopher Martin, instructed by Kerry Spence of Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors, successfully defended...

Cases 8th Aug 2023

Natalie Bird secures acquittals in trial alleging historic sexual offences

Natalie Bird, instructed by Ciara Bruin of JSP Solicitors, acted for P who faced six charges of indecent assault on a...

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