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Driver in Police Chase Avoids Prison - April 2021

The driver in this case, represented in the Crown Court by Barrister Harry Bowyer, was charged with dangerous driving, failure to provide a specimen and possession of a controlled drug of class A. The charges arose out of a police chase where it was alleged that he drove at speeds […]

HGV driver avoids penalty points with 14 day ban instead - April 2021

This driver was represented by barrister, Millicent Dooher at the Magistrates’ Court following his third speeding offence. This Driver was an HGV driver and would have lost his employment if any more than 6 penalty points were endorsed on his driving licence. The Magistrates were convinced, following representations, to deal […]

Successful Exceptional Hardship application for HGV driver - April 2021

Following a speeding offence in an HGV, this Driver faced being a ‘totter’ with 12 penalty points on his driving licence and a 6-month driving disqualification. The Driver was represented at the Magistrates’ Court by barrister Millicent Dooher, who was able to convince the Magistrates to impose a short ban […]

Another Driver Avoids Disqualification for Totting after Successful Exceptional Hardship Argument - April 2021

Barrister Helen Newbold represented this driver who was facing two speeding offences whilst already having 6 points on her licence for an offence with a mobile phone; the potential sentence was a 6-month disqualification for “totting”. Having mitigated on the offences themselves Helen Newbold then successfully made an application for […]

4 Speeding Offences Within a Month – Magistrates Persuaded to Disqualify for One Month Rather than Six - March 2021

Having accrued 4 speeding offences in the space of 1 month, this driver was facing a 6-month disqualification as a ‘totter’. The Driver was represented by barrister, Millicent Dooher, at the Magistrates’ Court in Nottingham, where the Magistrates’ were persuaded to impose a 1-month disqualification, after which no penalty points […]

Another Exceptional Hardship Success – Driver Avoids 6 Month Ban - March 2021

Our barrister represented a driver facing a 6 month totting up disqualification, which was due to be imposed for reach 12 penalty points on his Licence. The speeding offence was dealt with a Nottingham Magistrates’ Court and our motoring lawyer Millicent Dooher presented the driver’s circumstances including the fact that […]

14 day driving disqualification instead of 6 months (Already had an Exceptional Hardship Argument in the Last Three Years!) - March 2021

Following a 4th speeding offence and a previous exceptional hardship application, this Driver faced a 6-month disqualification on the ‘totting up’ provisions. Millicent Dooher, barrister, represented this Driver before the Magistrates and persuaded them to impose a short 2-week ban rather than the 6-month disqualification. No penalty points were endorsed […]

CPS Drop Careless Driving and Fail to Stop – Driver Pleads to Speeding at 104mph – Keeps Licence. - March 2021

This driver, represented by barrister Harry Bowyer, was stopped by police on the A1 having been clocked at 104 mph. The officer was particularly zealous and reported the driver for careless driving and failing to stop on the same evidence. He also impounded the driver’s car! When we got the […]

Driver Avoids Totting Up Disqualification Due to Caring Responsibilities - February 2021

Laura Newton, our solicitor dealing with motoring offences, represented a driver before Mansfield Magistrates’ Court who was being sentenced for driving using a mobile phone. this offence carries 6 points and the driver had 9 points on his Licence for speeding. The driver had been notified by Court letter that […]

Driver With 24 Points Avoids Disqualification - February 2021

Our motoring solicitor Laura Newton represented a driver before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court who faced sentence for a number of driving offences. He already had 9 points endorsed on his licence and had been prosecuted for further speeding offences and red light offences. The cases had been linked to be dealt […]

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