(No attendance at court)
You want some initial advice on the law and whether to plead guilty or not guilty. At this stage you are unsure whether you will need a lawyer at Court
1 hour consultation (in person)
You Want a more in-depth review of your case and the papers served upon you before deciding to plead guilty or not guilty or you simply want guidance on the procedures before the Court and how to conduct the case yourself.
Written plea in mitigation
All you need is someone to draft a well-constructed letter in mitigation to give you the best opportunity of receiving a lenient sentence.
Letter to the police
You have not yet been charged or appeared in court and you want representations to be made to either reconsider the prosecution or to obtain more information and make representations to resolve the case without the need to attend court.
Advice and Assistance
(Attendance at Court)
Plea appearance in court
You are pleading guilty and want expert representation at Court to give yourself the best possible chance of receiving the most lenient sentence or avoiding a ban altogether.
Appearance for trial
You have pleaded not guilty and contest the allegation fully. You need expert representation in order to fully prepare and present your case in court.
* Included in Fixed fee
** Attendance by a barrister will incur an additional fee. Depending on the seniority of the barrister required and length of the Trial/issues in the case the cost for this additional service will vary.
*** Each additional trial day will be charged at £365 / If additional witnesses statements or a site visit is required additional charges will be made
What isn’t included
Disbursements - Such as travel and parking, these are not included in our fixed fees
Counsel’s Fees - these are dependent upon the level of experience of counsel and which chambers they are based are. There is no standard amount that a barrister will charge. Barristers are allowed to set their own prices for their services.
If it becomes apparent that counsel may be needed, we will provide you will options so you can make an informed decision prior to these costs being incurred. TimescalesWe would expect a summary only offence to be concluded within 3-6 months.