Sexual offences

R v F

[Leicester CC]:

F was alleged to have raped his wife’s niece, a recovering alcoholic. It was suggested that the offence took place while the complainant was heavily intoxicated. We successfully defended the charges and F was acquitted by the jury.

R v A

[Birmingham CC]:

A was accused of raping his ex-partner’s daughter who was under 16 over a period of months. We obtained witness evidence which showed that one of the incidents alleged could not have taken place. A was acquitted following trial.

R v B

[Birmingham CC]:

B was charged with historical sexual assaults on a minor. The alleged offences involved B’s stepdaughter. B was acquitted following trial.

R v K

K was alleged to be a serial rapist who preyed on prostitutes. K was acquitted of all allegations.

R v B

B was acquitted of the alleged aggravated rape of a girlfriend’s friend.

R v H

First major sexual grooming gang case in the country which caused national debate following comments by the former Justice Secretary that Pakistani men were targeting young white girls. H was acquitted following two separate trials.

R v B

B was alleged to be a serial rapist following a number of attacks against women in the south of Birmingham. The police were convinced that B was responsible for the attacks and carried out around 30 identification parades. The police even believed that further attacks that took place while B was in custody had been carried out by a copycat. B was finally released when the perpetrator was arrested following an attempted attack on a university student. The perpetrator confessed to all the attacks under investigation. B recovered substantial damages from the police.


Serial Rapist attacking women in the South of Birmingham. Major breakthrough came when a photo was captured of the attacker using a cashpoint card of one of the victims. Police arrested L B and convinced themselves that he was responsible for all the attacks that had taken place. Over 28 identification parades had been held. Further attacks took place whilst L B was in custody, however, Police believed these were the acts of a copycat. L B finally released when a Birmingham University Student escaped an attack and an offender was arrested. The offender was to confess to all attacks of which L B was accused. Successfully recovered substantial damages from Police.

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