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Sutton Defence Lawyers provide a specialist defence service to people charged with sexual offences and other serious crimes. We are based in London and Manchester but act for clients across the nation, including in Yorkshire. If you are in Bradford, Leeds, Sheffield, York or elsewhere in the Yorkshire region contact us to discuss your situation today.

Sexual Offences Defence Solicitors, Yorkshire

If you are facing sexual offence allegations, we understand you will be anxious. Our supportive team will listen to you carefully and provide strategic advice on how to get the best outcome. It is important to act quickly as early representation from a specialist could mean the difference between a conviction and an acquittal.

Stuart Sutton, Director of the firm, has over 20 years’ experience in defending clients accused of sexual offences and can handle the most complex cases, particularly historical sexual abuse cases dating back many years.


"I found Stuart through a search for a top solicitor following allegation of sexual assault and common assault. Stuart is highly knowledgeable of the law about each, the process, the likely timescale, the potential outcome and impacts. He provided his realistic opinion on the likely outcome which together with his Barrister's opinion enabled me to make decisions. Behind the scenes, Stuart dealt with the Crown which was a critical and strategic move by him which eased the process in court. This was a terribly worrying four months for me, but the reassurance of Stuart always being there, his straight forward 'no nonsense' approach to advising me and his human side knowing how the eventual charge of common assault was affecting me got me through this traumatic time. I recommend Stuart very highly."


“Whilst undergoing the terrible shock and despair of being falsely accused of a historic offence, my wife and I found Stuart by searching the internet and we must say it is the most important decision we have ever made to instruct Stuart as our Solicitor in this matter.

Right from the beginning Stuart has been so reassuring,absolutely professional and we have never seen anybody as hardworking as he has proved to be, and whatever time of day or night Stuart has been there for us.

Having absolutely no experience or understanding of police processes, court procedures or anything at all like this, Stuart has had to guide us every step of the way and he has produced and compiled a solid and logical defence strategy which proved to be totally successful.

We cannot thank Stuart enough for all of his efforts on our behalf. We are so pleased and grateful that right at the very beginning we found Stuart and decided to instruct him – he has been a lifeline and source of strength for us during what we can say has been the worst time of our lives.

We would positively and highly recommend Stuart.

Thank you.”


“Should you ever need a solicitor for such matters in the field which Stuart deals with, this is the man. Stuart has a strong legal brain and a full understanding of the law and legal system, he will never shocked at whatever the problem is, you can be frank, talk in your own language and not fear he will be upset, disgusted or shocked.

To anyone who requires the services of a solicitor who you need to trust, Stuart is the person to go to.”


"Stuart, thank you for your kind words, we cannot fault your service and customer attention, we felt very safe in your hands with your knowledge in these matters. Should we have difficulties again we won’t hesitate to contact you again for assistance."


"Thank you very much for all your work these past months. I really appreciate it. Thank you for getting me my life back. My family and I will never be able to thank you enough."


Contact our Criminal Defence Lawyers in Yorkshire

Our criminal lawyers are highly experienced, efficient and committed. If you require defence advice for sexual offence allegations in Yorkshire, contact Sutton Defence Lawyers on 07798 753 720.

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Why Choose Sutton Defence Lawyers?

  • Specialists in Criminal Defence Law
  • Outstanding record in successfully defending clients charged with Sexual Offences
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Secured not guilty verdicts in over 90% of cases
  • Robust defence preparation, attention to detail and professional representation