“The department includes senior associate Tim Williamson, whose ‘work ethic is matched by his acumen and judgement’.”
Our Driver Defence specialist lawyers have a national reputation for successfully defending drivers facing legal action. The high standing of our legal experts in the Driver Defence team is reflected in the fact that they are regularly asked by the media and industry groups to comment on complex cases.
The Driver Defence team has a huge amount of experience in dealing with all types of motoring offences that include:
Our Driver Defence team have an enviable record in its defence of motorists, often by close examination of the evidence as well as whether the correct procedures have been followed by the police and Crown Prosecution service. Examples of their success include:
“Professionalism but treating me as a human being also ranks highly.”
The High Court has reiterated that it will not be a defence for a person accused of 'failing to supply the police with driver details' to argue that they left the completed form nominating the driver with someone else for them to post.
Criminal and regulatory lawyer, Tim Williamson, Comments on the case of a former courier who knocked down and killed a mother-of-two while riding an illegal Olympic-style racing bike.
Blake Morgan senior associate and driver defence expert Tim Williamson features in BBC News discussing punishment in such situations, and what motorists need to be aware of if they reach 12 points.
Britain's road policing chief has called for punishments for speeding motorists even if they are just 1mph over the limit. Driver defence expert, Tim Williamson, shares his thoughts on what this means for the future of speeding prosecutions:
UBER has today learned that Transport for London (TfL) has refused its application for a Private Hire Operators' licence. Our expert explains what this will mean for the company going forward.
Tim Williamson discuss the set up of new specialist traffic courts in England and Wales.
Tougher sentences for speeding came into effect on 24 April 2017. The highest speeds will be punished with a fine equivalent to 150% of a driver's weekly income. Our expert explains how this will work.
The number of people in Britain caught driving while already banned has increased by 7.5%, according to figures obtained by the BBC.
Changes revealed today by the Sentencing Council will see drivers caught well above the speed limit facing fines of 150 per cent of their weekly income – up from the 100 per cent previously imposable.
Our Driver Defence team recently acted for B who faced a charge of driving a motor vehicle with excess alcohol at Portsmouth Magistrates' Court. Barry Culshaw, explains the case and the outcome.
What happened when a company that operates a fleet of vehicles was taken to court for failing to identify the driver of one of their vehicles which had been caught speeding.
Barry Culshaw represented a driver who had been caught speeding for the fourth time. Barry managed to plead exceptional hardship and the court agreed the client should attend lessons with a driving instructor rather than face a ban.