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Exceptional Hardship – LGV Driver Escapes Disqualification.

This driver was represented by Barrister Millicent Dooher. The driver was in possession of 9 penalty points on his driving licence and was facing an additional 3 points and a disqualification for being a ‘totter’ with 12 penalty points. As this driver was a professional driver of LGVs it was […]

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Saturday Court Success

In order to clear the backlog of Magistrates’ Courts work, there are now motoring Courts running most Saturdays at a number of locations to deal with drivers who face prosecution for motoring offences. We have represented drivers each weekend for a number of months. Most recently, our barrister attended at […]

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Exceptional Hardship – Disqualification Cut to 1 Month

Barrister, Millicent Dooher represented this driver who had 9 penalty points on his driving licence and was faced with an additional 10-12 points following 3 additional driving offences. Millicent Dooher was able to convince the Magistrates’ to impose a 1-month disqualification instead of a 6-month disqualification. No penalty points were […]

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Driver Has Disqualification Overturned On Appeal

We represented a driver on Appeal at Bristol Crown Court. He had previously attended at the Magistrates’ Court for sentence relating to a fourth speeding offence, taking him to 12 points on his Licence. The Court had refused to find Exceptional Hardship and imposed a six month ban. Upon taking […]

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Exceptional Hardship – Totter escapes mandatory disqualification

 Millicent Dooher, Barrister, represented this driver who faced 12 penalty points on his driving licence following 4 speeding offences. An application for exceptional hardship was put forwards on behalf of the driver. This was accepted by the Magistrates’ and the 6-month mandatory disqualification was not imposed.

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Exceptional Hardship – Licence Kept with 19 Endorsed Penalty Points

Millicent Dooher, Barrister, represented this driver who was in possession of 9 penalty points and facing an additional 10-12 penalty points for 3 further speeding offences. Despite endorsing the driver’s licence with an additional 10 penalty points, the Magistrates’ were convinced not to disqualify the driver at all due to […]

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Another Successful Exceptional Hardship Argument!

Millicent Dooher, barrister, represented this client in the Magistrates’ Court following his 4th speeding offence. The driver was in possession of 9 penalty points and this offence would have brought him up to 12 penalty points and a disqualification. The exceptional hardship argument put forwards was accepted by the Magistrates’ […]

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