Criminal Defence

Gilshenan & Luton defend criminal charges across the entire range of offences – from straightforward matters such as minor assaults and drug possession cases, through to the most complex cases of homicide, financial crime, and large scale drug matters.

Articles - Criminal Defence

What is child pornography?

What is child pornography?

Child pornography is referred to in the law as “child exploitation material”. Although a substantial amount of child pornography offences involve a real child, charges can also be laid where no real child is involved.
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How long does a criminal record last?

Criminal records and convictions

A criminal record is the formal report that you have been convicted of an offence, either by pleading guilty or having been found guilty. A list of your previous convictions is kept by the Police service and constitutes your criminal history.
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I’ve been charged with supplying a dangerous drug

Help! I’ve been charged with ‘supplying a dangerous drug’

The police have arrested you and charged you with ‘supplying a dangerous drug’ but what exactly does that mean?
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