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Exceptional Hardship – Totter Keeps Licence - January 2021

Following a speeding offence and an offence of no insurance, this driver was faced with being a ‘totter’ with 12 penalty points to be endorsed on his licence. Following an application for exceptional hardship by barrister Millicent Dooher, this driver was able to avoid any period of disqualification.

Exceptional Hardship – LGV Driver Escapes Disqualification. - January 2021

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 […]

Saturday Court Success - January 2021

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 […]

Exceptional Hardship – Disqualification Cut to 1 Month - January 2021

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 […]

Driver Has Disqualification Overturned On Appeal - December 2020

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 […]

Exceptional Hardship – Totter escapes mandatory disqualification - December 2020

 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.

Exceptional Hardship – Licence Kept with 19 Endorsed Penalty Points - December 2020

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 […]

Another Successful Exceptional Hardship Argument! - November 2020

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’ […]

Successful Exceptional Hardship Argument in Magistrates Court for Totter - November 2020

This client was represented by Millicent Dooher, barrister, at his sentencing hearing in the Magistrates Court. He was in possession of 9pp at the time of the speeding offence for which he was due to be sentenced and not withstanding the passage of time which reduced his points down to […]

Conviction Re-Opened and Case Dropped By Prosecution - October 2020

Our client instructed us after receiving notice of a fine and 6 points on his Licence for an offence of Failing to Identify a Driver, following service of a Notice of Intended Prosecution. There had been a number of administrative issues – the plea to the Single Justice Procedure Notice […]

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