Drink Driving Drug Offences

DRINK DRIVING, DRUG OFFENCES

Drink/Driving/Drug offences, guilty plea fixed fee £750 excluding VAT and disbursements.

Please note that the fee includes:

  • 2 Hours attendance/preparation:
  • Considering evidence
  • Taking your instructions
  • Providing advice on likely sentence.
  • Attendance and representation at a single hearing at the Magistrates Court

The fee does not include:

  • Instructions of any expert witnesses
  • Taking statements from any witnesses
  • Advice or assistance in relation to a Special Reasons Hearing
  • Advice or assistance in relation to any appeal

The key stages of your matter are based on the presumption that you have entered a guilty plea and you will have a date for your hearing:

  • Meet with your solicitor to provide instructions and what happened
  • We will consider initial disclosure, and any other evidence and provide advice
  • Arranging to take any witness statements if necessary (this will have an additional cost of £400.00).
  • We will explain the court procedure to you so you know what to expect by the date of your hearing, and the sentencing options available to the court.
  • We will conduct any further propriety work, obtaining further instructions from you if necessary and answer any follow up queries you have.
  • We cannot provide a timescale of when your hearing will take place. This depends on the court listing for that date.
  • We will attend court on the day and meet with you before going before the court. We anticipate being at court for half a day.
  • We will discuss the outcome with you. If advice is required on an appeal, this will carry an additional cost.