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Some of the cases we’ve been involved in

30th September 2019

Community Sentence for Indecent Image Case at Woolwich Crown Court

Our client was arrested and originally represented by the duty solicitor organised by the Police. Following his release and being made aware that he was facing Court proceedings for very serious allegations that he had made Indecent Images of Children he understandably sought expert legal advice from solicitors that specialise in this complex area of […] Read More >

25th July 2019

No further action on Indecent Image Case in Cambridge

Our Mr Titchener was instructed by the client on a private basis to attend Cambridge Police Station for a Voluntary Interview (Caution plus 3) in connection with allegations that he had made and was in possession of indecent images of children. A search warrant issued under the Protection of Children Act was executed in July […] Read More >

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28th February 2018

Drugs Supply case – Inner London Crown Court

Our client had been recommended to our Nick Seeley and appeared at Inner London Crown Court at the end of January 2018, where he attended for trial in connection with various allegations of possession with intent to supply Class A and Class B drugs and being in possession of criminal property, which was a substantial […] Read More >

27th February 2018

Indecent Images – Harrow Crown Court

Our client appeared before the Magistrates Court in relation to 9 Cat A, 20 Cat B, 18 Cat C images, at which time he entered guilty pleas to all offences, following which he was committed for sentence to Harrow Crown Court. Being dealt with by our London office, our client’s case was prepared and documentation […] Read More >

29th January 2018

Suspended Sentence for over 13,000 Indecent Images – Aylesbury Crown Court

Our client was initially represented by the Duty Solicitor when he was first arrested in the first quarter of 2017, but after his police interview he did some research and found Lawtons, which specialises in sexual offences and allegations involving indecent images of children. The case involved allegations where our client was both possessing and […] Read More >

24th October 2017

Community Order for client in football GBH case – St Albans Crown Court

Our client appeared before St Albans Crown Court on Friday 20th October for Sentence in connection with a case of GBH where he had punched the captain of a rival football club to the jaw in the closing moments of a game in late 2015. Read More >

11th October 2017

Damage limitation for client with drugs supply offences – St Albans Crown Court

A humane outcome from a humane Judge reflecting circumstances. Read More >

10th October 2017

Risk of miscarriage of justice averted – London Crown Court

Lawtons were instructed after it had already started to go wrong. Our client had been recommended to other solicitors originally. Read More >

10th October 2017

How do Law Enforcement Agencies detect indecent images?

As a firm of solicitors that specialises in dealing with sexual offences and cases involving allegations of possession, making or distribution of indecent images, it is becoming clear that the law enforcement agencies are stepping up the level of investment and resources to tackling this growing area of potential abuse and exploitation. Read More >

9th October 2017

Not guilty of assault – expert evidence called by Lawtons – Westminster Magistrates Court

The assault by beating charge that our client faced at Westminster Magistrates Court would have had life changing consequences without the expert assistance from us. Read More >

5th October 2017

Not guilty on all charges – client accused of both sexual offences and supplying drugs – St Albans Crown Court

Our client went on Trial, accused of having had Sexual Activity with a Child on 3 occasions and Being Concerned in the Supply of Class B drugs. The Trial which started on 29th August 2017 and lasted for 7 days before HHJ Bright QC at St Albans Crown Court ultimately resulted in our client being formally acquitted and found not guilty of all 4 charges. Read More >

5th October 2017

Successful appeal in the Court of Appeal

Due to our reputation for delivering positive results and always trying to secure the most favourable outcome whatever the circumstance, when our client and his family were dissatisfied with the outcome of the case undertaken by their original solicitors, we were instructed to advise on an Appeal against Sentence Read More >

4th October 2017

Case turned around at Aylesbury Crown Court

Our client was of good character, awaiting entry to University he found himself accused of being concerned with Possession with Intent to Supply Cannabis and Dangerous Driving whereby the case was aggravated because of an accident. Read More >

25th September 2017

Client entering High Security Cat A HMP Woodhill with sword avoids Prison

An unusual case that illustrates the breadth of cases and experience that the Crown Court team at Lawtons can bring to bear in relation to any criminal case. On this occasion, our client had been stopped by security officials as he was trying to enter HMP Woodhill. Read More >

8th August 2017

The Right Result—Client acquitted after re-trial

This defendant faced an Indictment in a very sad case involving death by careless driving involving a young child. It was alleged that the defendant carelessly drove onto a shared driveway and in the process ran over the child causing the death. Read More >

8th August 2017

Acquittal in case of serious historic sexual abuse – Liverpool Crown Court

Our client at Liverpool Crown Court faced Trial in connection with very serious historic sexual offences on a young child, who had been aged between 3 and 5yrs. Read More >

3rd August 2017

Indecent images—4th Conviction—Lawtons’ client avoids immediate Prison this time round

By taking the time to go beyond the mere facts of the offences, the expert team at Lawtons were able to persuade the Judge at Winchester Crown Court not to impose yet another immediate custodial sentence for a client who had three convictions already for downloading and possessing indecent images. Read More >