Drink/Driving/Drug offences, guilty plea fixed fee £750 excluding VAT and disbursements.
Please note that the fee includes:
2 Hours attendance/preparation:
Taking your instructions
Providing advice on likely sentence.
Attendance and representation at a single hearing at the Magistrates Court
The fee does not include:
Instructions of any expert witnesses
Taking statements from any witnesses
Advice or 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 you will have a date for your hearing:
Meet with your solicitor to provide instructions and 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 £400.00).
We will explain the court procedure to you so you know what to expect by the date of your hearing, and the sentencing options available to the court.
We will conduct any further propriety work, obtaining 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. This depends on the court listing for that date.
We will attend court on the day 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 an appeal, this will carry an additional cost.