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Motor Offences (summary only offences)

An overview of fixed charges on offer for driving offences


Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs/refusing to provide a sample.

Fixed cost: £1500 plus VAT

What’s Covered:

  1. Initial advice call

  2. 1 hour meeting with client

  3. Representation at plea and mitigation court

  4. Advice on appeal against sentence

What’s not covered

  1. Contested hearings (which will be charged at £175 plus VAT per hour)

  2. Travel costs to client and court

  3. Any additional court hearings relating to guilty plea

  4. Obtaining any expert or witness evidence

 

Driving without due care and attention: Guilty plea

Fixed cost: £1500 plus VAT

What’s covered:

  1. Initial advice call

  2. 1-hour meeting with client

  3. Representation at plea at mitigation at court

  4. Advice on appeal against sentence

What’s not covered

  1. Contested hearings (which will be charged at £175 plus VAT per hour)

  2. Travel costs to client and court

  3. Any additional court hearings relating to a guilty plea

  4. Obtaining any evidence or witness evidence

 

Other Vehicle Offences:

Fixed cost: £1500 plus VAT

What’s covered:

  1. Initial advice call

  2. 1 hour meeting with client

  3. Representation at court – Guilty pleas

  4. Advice on appeal against sentence

What’s not covered:

  1. Contested hearings

  2. Travel costs to client and court

  3. Any additional court hearings relating to a guilty plea

  4. Obtaining any expert or witness evidence

 

Other Driver offences:

Fixed cost: £1500 plus VAT

What’s covered:

  1. Initial advice call

  2. 1 hour meeting with client

  3. Representation at court – Guilty pleas

  4. Advice on appeal against sentence

What’s not covered:

  1. Contested hearings

  2. Travel costs to client and court

  3. Any additional court hearings relating to a guilty plea

  4. Obtaining any expert or witness evidence

 


For information on our expert Motor Offences solicitor, please see here.