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MPR solicitors in-house team secure acquittal in historic sex abuse case

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Our client, a law abiding citizen with no previous convictions was charged with sexually abusing his nieces when they were minors over 15 years ago. The case was investigated and prosecuted by the specialist Sexual Abuse and Exploitation Crimes Directorate...

MPR solicitors secure acquittal for non-British HNW charged with sexual assault on an aircraft

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The Firm’s HNW department secured an acquittal in the Crown Court in a complex sexual assault allegation on board a transatlantic flight from the US to the UK. The case involved serious and complex issues of section 34 adverse inferences,...

MPR solicitors instructed in bizarre historic abuse case

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We have been instructed to defend a man of good character in relation to historic abuse going  back to the 1970s in a bizarre set of circumstances. The case is complex and throws some novel legal points and encompasses the old law on sexual offences...

MPR solicitors instructed in historic abuse case

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Our client has been accused of 9 counts of historic sexual abuse which he denies. He chose MPR solicitors for its expertise is defending cases involving serious sexual offences both current and historical. We also work very closely with some of the best...

MPR solicitors secure rape acquittal of Queens College Cambridge University undergraduate

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Our client was accused of raping a fellow Cambridge University student in her halls of residence following a drunken night out in November 2014. He was found not guilty by a jury at Cambridge Crown Court yesterday following a two week trial. The issue in the...

MPR cause Thames Valley police to drop historic sexual abuse case against HNW

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Our client was a HNW with considerable assets and accused of a historic sexual assault on a minor which was alleged to have happened over 40 years ago. He was interviewed by police last year and placed on police bail until MPR solicitors got involved. He was...

MPR instructed to defend son of HNW in University rape allegation

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Our client is the son of a foreign HNW studying at Oxbridge facing an allegation of rape. MPR solicitors were chosen for its expertise and experience in successfully defending cases where individuals are accused of serious sexual offences. Unfortunately, our...

MPR solicitors instructed in historic sexual abuse case

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MPR solicitors instructed to represent a London business man charged with historic sexual abuse on 3 alleged victims over a 15 year period over 30 years ago. The trial will take place in 2016 at Isleworth Crown Court. The firm is rapidly gaining a...

Rape case dropped at the Crown Court - MPR client acquitted

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MPR’s Specialist sexual offences solicitors force CPS to retreat and formally offer no evidence against a client in a rape case. The case involved complex issues of forensic DNA/transfer of semen and back calculation of when alcohol had been consumed....

MPR Solicitors secure no further action on rape case

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Our client was the 16 year old straight “Grade A” son of a prominent business family in the local community. He was accused of raping a female teenager. At the outset, our instructions were to advise and represent the young man. We felt at the...

MPR Solicitors expert criminal defence solicitors in historic sexual abuse cases

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The firm is rapidly gaining a reputation for defending those accused or charged with historic child abuse and serious sexual offences. The highly discreet and professional team is run by Managing Partner Seema Parikh who has a calm but strategic manner in...

News Bulletin from MPR Solicitors on serious cases of historic sexual abuse

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In this edition, we try to give a brief synopsis of each of the key enquiries and their remit in the midst of public and media hysteria that appears to have hit the news with the most recent inquiry surrounding the former British Prime Minster Ted Heath. ...

Client who punched and sexually assaulted female students on London university campus avoids jail

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Our client who was accused of Sexual Assault followed, punched and sexually assaulted women on a London university campus has walked free from court. He was accused of  terrorising  students at Brunel University by approaching women as they walked...

MPR secures acquittals at Snaresbrook Crown Court for client charged with 4 rapes

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This month saw the in-house legal team at MPR solicitors secure a double acquittal for their client facing 4 charges of rape between 2010 and 2014. The case was litigated by MPR solicitors and the Crown Court advocacy was also conducted by an MPR in-house...

Sexual harm prevention orders and Sexual risk orders

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Sexual Harm Prevention Orders (SHPO) and Sexual Risk Orders (SRO) replaced Sexual Offences Prevention Orders (SOPO), Foreign Travel Orders (FTO) and Risk of Sexual Harm Orders (RSHO) on 8 March 2015. Their purpose is to simplify the civil prevention order...

MPR solicitors successful in defending Conspiracy to rape case

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We were retained to advise and represent a client during a police investigation into historic allegations of conspiracy to rape minors. The case was being investigated by a specialist unit within Surrey Police. We gave pre-charge advice and attended the...

MPR solicitors successful in removing client from the Sex Offenders' Register

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We advised and represented a client in respect of an appeal against sentence. Our client was harshly and in our opinion (which was proved correct) incorrectly sentenced and placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register (SOR) for 5 years by a lay bench in a...

Client falsely accused of rape acquitted of multiple rape charges at Harrow Crown Court

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Our client was charged with multiple counts of rape over a one year period. The allegations were extremely serious and the ramifications intense for the client in the event of a conviction. A person of previous good character, he would have lost his job, his...

MPR Solicitors instructed in historic child grooming sex case in Thames Valley

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The Firm’s Complex and Serious Crime Team have been instructed to represent a defendant in a multi-handed case of child sexual exploitation and grooming. The case will be fully contested to trial at Aylesbury Crown Court. The firm was chosen for its...

MPR Solicitors instructed in historic child abuse case

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The Firm’s Serious and Complex Crime Team have been instructed to defend an individual in London charged with numerous counts of sexual abuse on a minor dating back some 15 years. The case will involve complex issues of false memory syndrome and...

MPR instructed in sexual grooming case in Thames Valley

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The Firm’s Serious and Complex Crime Team headed by Partner Seema Parikh has been instructed to represent a Defendant charged with allegations of sexual grooming of minors in the Thames Valley area. This is part of a much wider investigation and it is...

MPR Solicitors instructed to defend in historical sexual abuse case

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The Firm has been chosen to defend a senior professional facing a series of charges relating to sexual abuse of a minor going back a decade. The client was not represented initially at the investigative stage but came to our firm for our expertise in...

MPR client acquitted of multiple counts of rape on minors at Birmingham Crown Court

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Our client faced multiple counts of rape on minors together with other defendants. We took the case on from another firm of solicitors as the client was unhappy with his previous defence team. We dissected the Crown’s case and found weaknesses in the...

MPR instructed to defend in Rape case at St Albans Crown Court

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We have been chosen to act on behalf of our client to represent him in a serious case of Rape & Sexual Assault at St Albans Crown Court. Our client is a businessman who is a person of good character and with a unblemished record. We were chosen because...

Clients acquitted of Kidnap Blackmail & Assault at Aylesbury Crown Court

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Our clients were today unanimously cleared of all charges including Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, Blackmail and Assault  following their trial at the Aylesbury Crown Court. See report in  Daily Mail. The allegations involved...

Rape case dropped by police against client

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Following a lengthy and detailed investigation into an allegation of Rape and interviews by the police at Uxbridge police station  the case against our client was dropped and no further action is being taken. It is absolutely vital for anybody...

MPR Solicitors secure acquittal in Sexual Assault on a minor at Aylesbury Crown Court

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A grandfather was wrongly accused of sexually assaulting a teenager at a party. We represented the client from the police station investigative stage all the way through to trial in the Crown Court. We firmly believe that your defence starts at the police...

MPR instructed to act for alleged member of paedophile ring extradited from Spain

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High profile case concerning alleged offences involving children which are said to have taken place during the 1980′s and early 1990′s. Our client was extradited from Spain following the issue of  a European Arrest Warrant. We were...

MPR Solicitors secures Acquittal in Sexual Assault case on an estate agent at Kingston Crown Court

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Our client was an overseas resident and was on court bail during the whole proceedings.  After a full trial, a jury returned a unanimous not guilty verdict. The case required tactical manoeuvring by our highly experienced in-house senior trial advocate....

MPR Solicitors instructed in historic sexual abuse cases

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Our Serious and Complex Crime Team have been instructed in a number of sensitive cases going back decades involving allegations of historic sexual abuse. We pride ourselves in giving robust and sensitive advice to our clients at every stage of a case whether...

MPR solicitors secure acquittal on rape charges at Oxford Crown Court

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This month the MPR Crown Court advocacy team secured a number of successes in the Crown Courts. Perhaps the most interesting and complex of the recent trials was the acquittal of a man charged with rape and serious sexual assault at Oxford Crown Court. ...

MPR Solicitors instructed in Operation Yewtree and Operation Outreach, Jimmy Savile child abuse allegation

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MPR Solicitors were instructed to act for a suspect interviewed under caution in relation to the historic allegations of child abuse relating to Jimmy Savile, DJ and BBC presenter of the Jim’ll Fix It show. Operation Outreach relates to a...

Historic child rape case dropped by South Yorkshire police

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MPR solicitors’ specialist sexual offences lawyers were instructed to advise and represent an individual over allegations of historic sexual abuse and child rape going back decades. After extensive police interviews and representations from the legal...

Rape case dropped at Isleworth Crown Court

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MPR specialist sexual offences solicitors force CPS to retreat and formally offer no evidence against a client in a rape case. The case involved complex issues of forensic DNA/transfer of semen and back calculation of when alcohol had been consumed. After...

US Federal Air Marshal JGB acquitted by Old Bailey Jury

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Yesterday afternoon, an Old Bailey jury returned a not-guilty verdict by an 11-1 majority in the case of JGB. This well publicised case attracted significant media attention both in the UK and the United States. JGB was unavailable for any specific comment...

US Federal Air Marshal acquitted of Rape

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JGB, a US Federal Air Marshal was acquitted on the 20th November 2009 of Rape. The case still continues however as the Crown Prosecution Service(CPS) must decide whether it is in the public interest to pursue this case on a lesser count. After a long and...