Road Traffic Defence

Road Traffic Defence

Our solicitors based in Leicester provide advice to clients facing road traffic prosecutions and representation in the defence of proceedings before the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court, throughout England and Wales.


Our team is led by Rafique Patel, a former partner of Harvey Ingram which was the then largest firm in Leicestershire. He is October 1996 qualified and was also the Head of the Regulatory and Trading team at Harvey Ingram. He leads a large and talented team consisting of Hanane Belaroussi, Hannah Patel and Ibrahim Kadri.

The loss of a driving licence can have a devastating affect upon an individual, as to their personal life, as to their employment, or as to the affect upon their business or the business in which they work.  Facing disqualification is a daunting prospect. It is vital to consider whether a road traffic prosecution has been correctly brought before the Courts and to assess all relevant lines of defence.

It is also relevant to recognise that many road traffic offences are viewed as serious and can result in a sentence of imprisonment being imposed upon conviction.

Our Costs for magistrates only motoring offences:
1. where there is a plea of guilty which 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:

our fees: Between £250 plus VAT - £950 plus VAT and disbursements.

We advise on the full range of offences from speeding to death by dangerous driving inlcuding:

  • Driving Disqualification Issues
  • HGV Offences
  • Accident Claims
  • Without Due Care
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Defective and Dangerous Vehicle

Get in touch for expert advice & assistance.
+44 (0)116 285 8080
+44 (0)116 285 8185


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