Drink Driving offence

Drink Driving Offence – Guilty plea

Legal fee £300-£600 excluding vat

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:

  • Instruction of any expert witnesses
  • Taking statements from any witnesses
  • Advice and 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 have a date for your hearing.

  • Meet with your solicitor to provide instructions on 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 £100)
  • We will explain the court procedure to you so that you know what to expect on the date of your hearing and the sentencing options available to the court
  • We will conduct any further preparatory work, obtain 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 as this depends on the court listing for that day
  • We will attend court on the date 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 appeal, this will carry an additional cost.