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I am a criminal solicitor based in London.
Do you have any criminal convictions? Also what is the nature of the incident? Was there any injury?
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I have been looking at the Magistrates Court Sentencing Guidelines for you.
If you plead guilty at the first hearing the sentence will be reduced by up to 30%.
For somenone who doesn't have previous convictions and where minor injuries are inflicted the court is likely to impose a low level community order - this could involve such things as supervision, unpaid work or curfew.
It is unlikely that a prison sentence would be imposed for this type of incident unless other factors were involved e.g. weapons (including kicking with shod foot), history of violence, homophobia.
So, in summary, based on the information you have provided, it seems unlikely to me that a prison sentence would be considered or imposed by the court.
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