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One of the most serious offences that can come before a court is 'perverting the course of justice', this is because it strikes at the very heart of the justice system.

Due to its seriousness, immediate custody almost always follows, yet there are a surprising number of people who commit this offence, thinking that they will easily get away with it.

As businesses prepare for Christmas, it is customary to inform clients of seasonal opening hours. For many, it will simply be a case of announcing the days on which the business will be closed, but for us, the position is a little more complicated than that.

If you need urgent assistance with a motoring or transport law related issue, any time of day or night, we have a team of people to assist, you can contact us by calling free on 0800 304 7740

As Christmas is coming many parents may be considering getting their children off road bikes such as a mini moto or quad bike.  Before they do they should be aware of the law covering the use of these vehicles.

Christmas is upon us and the party season is underway.

This time also coincides with a national police initiative concerning drink driving, as forces across the country prepare for a spike in the numbers of those tested and arrested for drink and drug driving offences.

In some instances, it is possible to apply to a court and ask that a driving ban is ended early.

Therefore, if your circumstances have changed since being disqualified, it is worth discussing with one of our criminal law specialists whether or not you can take advantage of this legal provision.

The Driving Test is set to change on 4 December 2017.  The 4 changes are being brought into place to update the skills required by new drivers as they embark on a lifetime of driving.  People who have passed their test some time ago often comment that they would struggle to pass the test if they resat it.

The Sentencing Council has issued new sentencing guidelines for Magistrates which came into force on 24th April 2017. Magistrates' Courts deal with the vast majority of criminal cases and the changes to the guidelines reflect the diverse range of offences covering areas such as illegal alcohol sales, school non-attendance and also a number of road traffic offences.

Millions of us are currently participating in Alcohol Concern’s ‘Dry January’ campaign, but as we move into February, many participants will treat themselves to a celebratory drink.