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I want advice on the legality of this site

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I want advice on the legality of this site and some of its features in the UK.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 2 years ago.
-Could you explain your situation a little more?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I want some advice on the status of this site and some of it's features in the UK. is, basically, an escort directory. It is currently operating in the UK.


Is providing such as a service legal in the UK ?


Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.

What in particular do you want to know ? If its legal to advertise escorts?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

You asked: What in particular do you want to know ? If its legal to advertise escorts?

Yes. And a bit more.



1, Can I operate in the UK?

2, Can I show the prices of the services that these members provide?

3, Can I earn an income from by charging a subscription fee?

4, Are there any issues with the pictures members upload on it?

5, Do I need age verification?

6, Do I need a disclaimer of some sort?

7, Are there any other issues operating in the UK that I should be aware of?





Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Yes it is legal but you need to make clear you are not offering payment for sex. You are offering a service where someone pays for time,

Whatever happens between consenting adults is a matter for them.

1) Yes, there are plenty of uk sites

2) Yes you can, see

3) Yes, no problem

4) No, but verification that they are genuine Clearly helps.

5) Under 18s can't be a member

6) See above, paying for time only, not sex

7) None

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?


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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

No. Thanks

Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Minor correction, There are strict UK laws on what photos could be put up on a website. Some photos might actually be viewed as GBH. Especially when the skin is cut and bleeding as some members that practice BDSM might do.


What sort of lawyer do I need for issues, specifically on pornography, pornography advertisement and content hosting.

Is it something you would be comfortable answering in the future?



Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Yes I can help. You can't depict pictures of violence etc. but normal face body pictures are fine.

I am happy to answer questions on this subject for you.


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