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Hi guys, nice to meet you!
We are a startup that develops mobile application for sex workers and their clients. We would like to connect clients with sex workers via the mobile application.
It will work like Tinder, but for sex workers and their clients.
Could you please tell me, will it be legal in the UK?
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Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will help you. I am just reviewing your question. Hopefully, we can get this resolved quickly.

If the listings are for people advertising sex, that would be illegal.

If it is for escorts who are selling time (not sex), then it would be legal.

You can sell time, but not sex.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today, please?

If you need anything further I am available for a follow up at no extra cost.

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi, yes, please proceed and clarify. I see a lot of websites in the UK where girls selling sex.

Technically it's illegal. Adultwork is fine as they are selling time

Does that assist?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Hi Jamie-Law, please correct me if I'm wrong about the UK law.
It is legal to have the info on the website or mobile application, that this is 'Escort services'.
1) I mean that I can specify these words on the website:
Escort services; Sexy girl; girlfriend experience; London escort; INCALLS IN MY LOCATION; OUTCALLS IN THE HOTEL; Incall 200 GBP;
2) Is it legal to specify prices?
3) Is it legal to have naked photos on the website? What should I type into the rules of the website in order for everything to be legal?
4) Is it legal to specify on the website that there are escort agencies and provide a list with the UK escort agencies and with girls they have?I"m asking because I know that 3rd party involvement is prohibited by UK law.
I'm sorry for asking you a lot of questions.
Appreciate your reply.

1) Yes that is fine

2) prices are fine

3) Not illegal to be naked

4) They can be escorts. But escorts charge for time, not for sex

Does that assist?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Great! Thank you very much!!! If I have some questions in the future should I contact you have or do you have a website?

You have to contact me here.

I hope that helps.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Please allow me to clarify, is it legal if the girl's profile description contains words:'I propose a very hot meeting in a clean, private and discreet place. I am a woman who enjoys sex in all its forms. I am very flexible which will give you extreme pleasure. In bed I am a sweet and feminine girl but I also characterize myself for being wild.'According to UK law, what is the punishment for that phrase on the website? And who will be punished - the owner of the website or the woman?

That is fine - you are not selling sex......

Both can be prosecuted.

Does that help?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
You mean that if I'm as the owner do not sell sex - that's fine, correct? But women can write anything they want and if something wrong, law enforcement will prosecute women, correct?

Correct. Does that help?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
thank you!

My pleasure

I was just following up to see if there is anything else I can assist you with today? If so, just let me know.

If not, then I am happy to have been able to assist you.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Hi, thanks for getting back to me. You mentioned above that selling sex is illegal in the UK, but as I know selling sex is legal in the UK and brothels are illegal. My questions:
1) Is it legal to sell sex in the UK?
2) Is it legal to advertise selling sex on different websites across the internet?thanks

1) No

2) No, not in the UK

You can sell time (such as Adultwork) but not sex.

Does that assist?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
I will own a website where people create profiles and advertise sex services.
Do I face any punishment as a site owner?

Yes. They can sell time and advised their 'likes' but they can not sell sex.

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Do I face any punishment as a site owner?

If the site sells sex, then sadly yes.

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
The site will not sell sex, but the people who create their profiles and in description specify sex services. Please clarify. And I'm sorry for asking you so many questions :-)

Yes, but you are facilitating it.

Imagine a site hosting terrorism - they don't do it themselves as others go out.

Would that be legal? Same principle here

Does that clarify?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Clear now, appreciate your assistance!

My pleasure

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
the workaround is for people to specify in the description that they selling time only, correct? and they can list the prices for the time, correct?
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
May people specify that they provide escort services? I mean to use the word 'London Escort girl' in the description

Yes, but they are selling time, not sex. They might be an escort but its time that is being sold.

Does that assist?

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
That's it, I hope.

My pleasure

I was just following up to see if there is anything else I can assist you with today? If so, just let me know.

If not, then I am happy to have been able to assist you.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
That's it, I appreciate your professional assistance!

My pleasure