Sexual crime

If you or someone you know has been accused of a sexual offence or abuse, you need to speak with a Solicitor immediately.

Our team of skilled Solicitors fully understand and appreciate the devastation that allegations of sexual offences can bring.  Our highly confidential team will act for you when you need it most by representing you either at a Police Station or at Court.

We can advise and/or represent in allegations of (but not limited to):

  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Sexual harrassment
  • Possesion of indecent images of children
  • Child sex offences

IMD has substantial experience defending  clients facing allegations  of sexual nature ranging from rape to sexual assault  or possesion  and production ofindecent images.


Rape is defined under section 1 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 as  intentional  penetration of another person’s  vagina, anus or mouth of another person with his penis and the other person does not consent  to the penetration and  he does not reasonably believe that the other person consents.

Rape is an indictable only offence. This means that the case will be heard in the Crown Court.  It is important that you receive the right advice and representation as the conviction for rape carries a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.

The initial stages of rape investigation  can be lengthy and will involve collecting evidence and witness statements. It is important that you obtain the correct advice and assistance  form the early stages of the investigation as this will have an effect on your case if it goes to trial.

IMD Solicitors criminal team will provide you with the advice yuo need  and will ensure that your case is correcly prepared for trial. This will include working with forensic and / or toxicology experts in order to build your defence.

Call us today to speak confidentially with a member of our multi-cultural criminal team in your native language.

Indecent images

There are three categories of indecent images as outlined in the Sexual Offences Definitive Guideline and these are:

  • Category A: images involving penetrative sexual activity including animals and sadism
  • Category B: images involving non – penetrative sexual activity
  • Category C: images involving erotic posing

Many people are not aware that being in possesion of indecent images on their computer, laptop or mobile phone is a criminal offence. If you are found in possesion of images of these type you need to speak to an expert criminal lawyer as the penalties may be severe including an immediate prison sentence.

Here are IMD we have a vast experience in representing clients charged with the possession of indecent images . We work in cooperation with experts in computer forensics who will assist in building your case for defence.  We have secured great results for our clients and in most cases we have avoided immediate custodial sentence, however i t is  important that the defence is prepared as early as possible and therefore  the time  to obtain legal advice is of essence.

Call us today on 0330 107 0107 to speak confidentially with a member of our multi-cultural criminal team in your native language.                  

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