Assault is a general term which encompasses a number of different offences, all of which are committed against a person by way of coming into unwanted physical contact with that person. Generally the level of seriousness of the offence depends on the extent of any injury that the alleged assault may have inflicted.
There are a number of defences to these kinds of allegations which we are happy to explore with you.
Such offences commonly include the following:
- Assault by beating
- Common Assault
- Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (“ABH”)
- Assault occasioning grievous bodily harm (“GBH”)
- Assault occasioning grievous bodily harm with intent (“GBH with intent”)
If you have been accused of or are being investigated for an assault and would like to discuss your situation and obtain legal advice please contact our legal experts to arrange a reduced fee initial meeting.