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Road Traffic

Our barristers provide a comprehensive service encompassing all of the areas of road traffic law.

Specialist road traffic solicitors, often in high profile cases, frequently instruct members of Chambers across England and Wales. In an area of law that is highly technical, complex and often misunderstood, our barristers will provide clear and precise advice, as well as expert and effective representation.

To that extent members of Chambers are often instructed by large commercial firms / organisations for the specialist advice and advocacy they provide. A direct access service can also be provided in appropriate cases.

Members of Chambers have appeared in road traffic law cases at the highest levels, including in the Divisional Court, Court of Appeal, House of Lords (as then was) and the Supreme Court”.

Members provide advice and/or representation in all areas of road traffic law including:

  • Death by dangerous driving
  • Death by careless driving
  • Drink driving offences and failing to provide evidential specimens
  • Drunk in charge offences
  • Driving whilst under the influence of drugs
  • Dangerous and careless driving
  • Failing to furnish offences
  • Speeding offences
  • Driving without insurance
  • Document offences
  • Offences contrary to the construction and use regulations
  • Heavy goods and passenger vehicle licensing
  • Tachograph offences
  • Mobile phone offences

Members also provide advice / representation on:

  • Special reasons arguments
  • Exceptional hardship arguments
  • Potential totting-up bans
  • New driver provisions

Advice and representation is also provided in the less well known applications for reductions in disqualification periods prior to the end date (provided certain criteria are met and the disqualification period is for a period in excess of 2 years) and appeals against DVLA stand-alone decisions to revoke a person’s licence.

Get in touch

For further information and enquiries please contact our clerks team.

Call: +44 (0)20 7440 8888
Email: clerks@2bedfordrow.co.uk

Paul Rodgers

Clerk: Paul Rodgers
Telephone: +44 (0)7894 125 434
Email: Click here


Latest Road Traffic news and publications

Cases 11th Jul 2019

Shauna Ritchie prosecutes man jailed for driving at pedestrians outside South London bar

Shauna Ritchie prosecuted a 21-year-old man given a 16 year extended prison sentence at the Central Criminal Court on...

Cases 8th Mar 2019

Jim Sturman QC secures 18 month sentence in a causing death by dangerous driving case

Jim Sturman QC acted for Antonio Boparan who was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for causing death by dangerous...

News 3rd Jan 2019

Non custodial sentence in fatal collision

Alex Stein secured a non-custodial sentence in a tragic death by careless driving case. Henry Hope-Frost a well-known...

Blog 13th Aug 2018

Motor Manslaughter

For many years campaigners have sought an increase in the level of sentencing for causing death by driving offences....

News 2nd Oct 2017

Acquittal in causing death by dangerous driving trial

Jim Sturman QC (instructed by Mark Brookes of Clyde and Co) acted for X, a man of good character, who was acquitted at...

Cases 24th Nov 2016

Acquittal in causing death by dangerous driving trial

Christopher Martin, instructed by Paul Reddy of Slater & Gordon, secured an acquittal for WC on 9th November 2016 on...

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