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Oritse Williams - Found not guilty of rape

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We have been following the case of Oritse Williams from chart topping boyband JLS closely after he was charged with rape 3 years ago, today he was found not guilty by a jury after just two hours. Whilst he has now been declared a free man by the criminal court, his journey continues and he will be dealing with the damage to his reputation and career from this day onwards.   

Our Crime Team, led by Helen Johnson, Isabel Wilson and Michelle Harding understand that clients who are accused or connected with sexual offences face unique challenges. The social stigma and publicity surrounding such cases involves dealing with heightened emotions and complex life changing decision making.

Have you been accused of rape or sexual assault? Emery Johnson Astills are specialists in providing expert advice and representation for all types of sexual offences.

Contact us today at our Leicester offices on 0116 2554855, at our Loughborough offices on 01509 610312, or email to enlist our help with your case.