Pricing - Motoring Offences

mosshaselhurst Solicitors has been established in Cheshire for over 110 years and our Criminal Team has a combined total of almost 100 years experience between them. With offices located in Northwich and Winsford, our team has developed an excellent reputation for their expertise and local knowledge. When coupled with our market leading case management technology we are able to offer unrivalled customer service and keep clients well informed and supported throughout every case.

Our Team

Chris Johnson – Solicitor

Chris qualified as a solicitor in 1975. Chris joined mosshaselhurst Solicitors in 2003 and was a Director until 2016. Chris deals almost exclusively with criminal and motoring matters.  Chris is a Duty Solicitor in both Police Stations and Courts. He is one of the most experienced and highly respected Criminal Advocates in Cheshire and arguably the North West. 

Sandra Bostock – Crime Court Manager

Sandra Bostock has worked in a Legal Firm since she was 15 and progressed over the years by taking the CILEX exams and in particular the Criminal Law ILEX Qualification at Manchester University. Sandra runs the Crown Court Department and has done for many years.

Kerry Greatorex – Criminal Assistant

Kerry is an experienced Legal Assistant with over 20 years experience who provides invaluable support to Chris and Sandra and our numerous clients.

mosshaselhurst Solicitors are specialists in Motoring Offences.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you require our expert assistance 01606 74301 or email us at reception@mosshaselhurst.co.uk?

Guilty Plea Motoring offence (Summary Only)

£500.00 plus VAT plus disbursements, this includes one attendance for instructions and advice and representation at one hearing only and includes mileage and parking.  This is for Cheshire Courts only.  Attendance at other Courts will include charges at our hourly rate of £235.00 plus VAT.

Likely disbursements are medical reports, expert reports on blood alcohol or drug contents, or expert reports on traffic accidents.

Non-Guilty Plea Motoring offence (Trial) (Summary Only)

£1,400.00 plus VAT plus disbursements, this includes two attendances, one for instructions and advice and one for preparation of a proof of evidence, and representation at one plea hearing and one day Trial and includes mileage and parking. The fees include up to two witnesses each side to give live evidence. This is for Cheshire Courts only.  Attendance at other Courts will include charges at our hourly rate of £235.00 plus VAT.

Likely disbursements are medical reports, expert reports on blood alcohol or drug contents, or expert reports on traffic accidents.

The first hearing will be a plea and Trial Fix and the Second Hearing the Trial. Usually, if convicted, the Court will try to sentence on the day, but sometimes a third sentencing hearing is required. The trial date is usually within 3 months of the plea, but not always , depending upon the availability of witnesses and Court time.

Either way Offences & Indictable Only Offences

Representation will be charged at an hourly rate of £235.00 plus VAT. It may be possible to agree fee limits and to fix fees depending on the work involved, this can be discussed and agreed at initial interview.

Likely disbursements are medical reports, expert reports on blood alcohol or drug contents, or expert reports on traffic accidents and barrister’s fees for representation at Court.