Motoring and Road Traffic Offences

The criminal team at Linenhall Chambers includes leading specialists in motoring and road traffic offences with extensive experience of both defending and prosecuting on behalf of individuals, leading national firms of solicitors and large insurers in the Magistrates Court, Crown Court and Divisional Court.

The team can advise on all criminal motoring matters including in relation to:

  • Death by dangerous driving
  • Death by careless driving
  • Driving without due care and attention
  • Dangerous driving
  • Speeding
  • Drink driving
  • Drug driving
  • Failing to furnish
  • Speeding
  • Totting up
  • Special reasons
  • Driving without insurance
  • Inquests

Our vastly experienced team understand the serious impact that road traffic related matters can have on people’s lives and use their technical knowledge and expertise to navigate clients through this complex area of law providing clear advice and robust representation to achieve the best possible outcome.

The Linenhall team go the extra mile for clients to obtain the strongest evidence to support their case and utilise their in-depth, practical understanding of both defending and prosecuting road traffic offences to guide clients through the process with the minimum of stress and fuss.

Members of the team undertake work on a direct access basis, working directly with individuals accused of road traffic offences. They also work closely with instructing solicitors seeking additional representation for their clients as well as receiving regular instructions from large national insurers.

The early instruction of experienced barristers can make a significant difference to your prospects of success whether you are accusing another party or accused yourself of driving unlawfully. If you have received a notice of intended prosecution (NIP) and you are not sure how to respond or consider it to be incorrect, you can seek counsel from our driving offence specialists to help you understand your case.

Our barristers help clients across England and Wales and particularly in Cheshire, the North West and Wales.

Our specialists in Motoring and Road Traffic Offences

Owen Edwards KC

Year of Call: 1992

Year of Silk: 2023

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