Motoring Offences

Our motoring offence lawyers in Milton Keynes and Northampton understand the importance of protecting your licence and the impact that a driving ban could have upon you, your family, and often, your ability to perform your job or run your business.

Road traffic law is complex, but our motoring offence lawyers can guide you with timely, specialist advice and representation on issues including but not limited to:

  • Speeding
  • Drink/Drug driving
  • Penalty points and ‘totting up’ disqualification
  • Dangerous and careless driving
  • Causing death by driving

Funding your case for a motoring offence
Our motoring offence lawyers in Milton Keynes and Northampton offer a service based on either a fixed fee scheme or hourly rates, depending on the circumstances and complexity of your case. In either case your matter will be handled by a partner in the firm with many years’ experience. Our hourly rate is £250 plus VAT. Our typical fixed fee scheme is as below:

Initial advice
For initial advice our motoring offence lawyers will charge a fee of £250 plus VAT. This includes a detailed consultation with you, consideration of any documents and advice confirmed in writing setting out the legal position and your options.

Representation at court
For representation at a Magistrates’ Court hearing with a confirmed guilty plea from the outset our motoring offence lawyers will charge a fixed fee of £500 plus VAT. This includes a detailed consultation with you and preparing for and representation at a single hearing.

For representation at a Magistrates’ Court trial, our motoring offence lawyers will charge a fixed fee of £1,500 plus VAT for the first day and an additional fee of £750 plus VAT for each subsequent day. This includes a detailed consultation with you, full preparation of your case and representation at court.

For submissions to the court that you would suffer ‘exceptional hardship’ if you were disqualified from driving under the ‘totting-up’ provisions our motoring offence lawyers will charge a fixed fee of £1,500 plus VAT. This includes a detailed consultation with you, assistance in getting together your supporting evidence and representation at court.

(Note: Although based in Milton Keynes and Northampton, our motoring offence lawyers not only cover the courts in Milton Keynes and Northampton but can also provide representation across the length and breadth of the country. For court hearings outside of our local area  we will charge an extra £50 per hour plus VAT for time spent travelling, plus expenses usually mileage at £0.45p per mile and car parking).