Motoring offences can happen to any individual and the penalties can be serious, with potential outcomes including fines, disqualification or in some cases imprisonment.

 

Not Guilty Plea

Type of Fee: Fixed fee

Cost:  £1800 (inclusive of VAT)

Offences include:

  • Drink Driving offences
  • Failing to stop after an accident
  • Speeding offences
  • Careless or inconsiderate driving
  • Using a mobile phone whilst driving

Fees Include:-

Preparation:

  • Considering initial disclosure, and any other evidence and providing advice.
  • Meeting with your solicitor to provide instructions on what happened.
  • Explaining court procedure to you so you know what to expect on the day of your plea hearing.
  • Preparatory work for trial, obtaining further instructions from you and answer any follow up queries you have.
  • Taking instructions from any witnesses and drafting their statements.
  • Explaining trial procedure so that you know what to expect in the trial

Attendance and representation at all hearings at the Magistrates Court 

  • Likely to be at least two hearings, namely the plea hearing and the trial

The fee does not include:

  • Instruction of any expert witnesses
  • Advice and assistance in relation to a special reasons hearing
  • Advice or assistance in relation to any appeal
  • Our travel expenses

Additional information

  • All the work carried out in your case will be by a criminal litigation accredited solicitor assisted either by a trainee solicitor or a paralegal.
  • We cannot provide a timescale of when your hearings will take place, as this depends on the court listings.
  • For each of your hearings, we will attend court on the day and meet with you before going before the court.
  • We will discuss the outcome with you. If advice is required on appeal, this will carry an additional cost.

 

Guilty Plea

Type of Fee: Fixed fee

Cost:  £600 (inclusive of VAT)

Offences including:

  • Drink Driving offences
  • Failing to stop after an accident
  • Speeding offences
  • Careless or inconsiderate driving
  • Using a mobile phone whilst driving
  • Disqualification offences

Fees Include:

Preparation:

  • Considering evidence
  • Taking your instructions
  • Providing advice on likely sentence

Attendance and representation at a single hearing at the Magistrates Court

The fee does not include:

  • Instruction of any expert witnesses
  • Taking statements from any witnesses
  • Advice and assistance in relation to a special reasons hearing
  • Advice or assistance in relation to any appeal

Additional Information:

All the work carried out in your case will be by a criminal litigation accredited solicitor assisted either by a trainee solicitor or a paralegal.

The following key stages of your matter are based on the presumption that you have entered a guilty plea and have a date for your hearing.

  • Meet with your solicitor to provide instructions on what happened.
  • We will consider initial disclosure, and any other evidence and provide advice.
  • We will explain the court procedure to you so you know what to expect on the day of your hearing, and the sentencing options available to the court.
  • We will conduct any further preparatory work, obtain further instructions from you if necessary and answer any follow up queries you have.
  • We cannot provide a timescale of when your hearing will take place, as this depends on the court listing for that day.
  • We will attend court on the day and meet with you before going before the court. We anticipate being at court for up to three hours (this includes potential waiting time, the hearing itself is likely to last 30 minutes maximum)
  • We will discuss the outcome with you. If advice is required on appeal, this will carry an additional cost.

For more information please use our contact form or call 0203 601 5051 and we’ll be happy to help you.