Sexual Assault by Penetration Solicitors in London

Specialist London Solicitors in Sexual Assault by Penetration Cases

At MFI Law Limited we have the expertise in representing clients charged with Sexual Assault by penetration. Our London Solicitors are available to represent clients at London Police Stations, Magistrates' and Crown Courts throughout the country.

Section 2 of the Sexual offences Act 2003 states:

  1. A person (A) commits an offence if—
    1. he/she intentionally penetrates the vagina or anus of another person (B) with a part of his body or anything else,
    2. the penetration is sexual
    3. B does not consent to the penetration, and
    4. A does not reasonably believe that B consents.
  2. Whether a belief is reasonable is to be determined having regard to all the circumstances, including any steps A has taken to ascertain whether B consents.

Sexual Assault by Penetration

There has to be penetration of the vagina or anus but not the mouth. Penetration is of any part of (A's) body (e.g. finger, tongue, toe) or by anything else (e.g. bottle). The offence can be committed by either gender

Sentencing guidelines for Sexual Assault by Penetration

Maximum Sentence: Life imprisonment

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