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Sexual Offences

Hill Twine Solicitors & Barristers has a strong reputation for its expertise in the defence of sexual offences allegations.  We are known for our robust but sensitive handling of these types of cases.

We understand the emotional impact on both you and your loved ones of being accused of a sexual offence, and we are adept at dealing sensitively with those facing proceedings for sexual allegations. In addition, our solicitors and barristers are highly skilled and experienced in the handling of vulnerable witnesses.


How We Can Help You

Sexual offences require specialist representation. The law in this area is fast moving and very complex.  We will give you expert and detailed advice on the various orders that may apply to you, such as the sex offender notification requirements and sexual harm prevention orders.  We can also advise and represent you on applications to discharge sexual harm prevention orders.

We can represent you no matter what allegation you are facing. The most common sexual offences and applications we can represent you for include the following:

  • Rape
  • Assault by Penetration
  • Sexual Assault
  • Pornography – making indecent images, possession of indecent images, extreme images
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Communications with a Child
  • Voyeurism
  • Exposure
  • Grooming
  • Sexual Risk Orders
  • Sexual Harm Prevention Orders (including applications to vary or discharge orders)
  • Notification Requirements (Sex Offenders Register)


Legal Aid

We hold a Government Criminal Legal Aid contract which means we can represent you for free if you are being interviewed at the Police Station. If you are facing court proceedings for sexual offences we will advise you on your eligibility for legal aid and will make an application for a Representation Order on your behalf. Find out more on the ‘Our Fees’ page, or contact us for further information.

Private Funding

If you do not qualify for legal aid we can represent you on a private paying basis. We offer competitive fixed fee packages for all court proceedings. Contact us to discuss your options and we can provide you with a quotation.

If you have any questions or need advice