The following provides guidance on costs related solely to summary only motoring offences under Part I of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and s89 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. Whilst we cannot provide an exhaustive list of all those offences; they include offences such as speeding, driving without insurance, driving without a licence and careless driving / driving without due care and attention.
|Hearing Type||Costs – Fixed Fee|
|1st / Single hearing which concludes the same day in London||£500 plus VAT|
|1st / Single hearing which concludes the same day outside of London||£1000 plus VAT fixed fee|
|Single additional hearings||£250-500 plus VAT (depending on location)|
|Contested trials||Please call us to discuss|
If you are enquiring in relation to a trial, the costs will depend on various factors including complexity, number of witnesses, points of law, volume of evidence, location of court among many other factors. We would encourage you to call us to discuss the matter so we can provide you with an accurate quote / estimation of costs.
If a case is particularly complex or unusual then we may have to revise / depart from the fees mentioned above. We will of course have a consultation with you regarding this. Any of the factors listed in the ‘what is not included’ section above are examples of what would incur additional fees. However other issues which may increase costs are:
All of our qualified Solicitors and Case Workers take on these types of cases. Their experience is set out in their personal profiles on the website.