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Motor Crime

"Very thorough in the advice given and nothing has been too much trouble."

Chambers UK 2020

"One of the main sets for regulatory law in the Midlands."

Legal 500 2020

"Excellent strength in depth."

Legal 500 2019

Members of the Regulatory Group at No5 have built a specialised team to represent clients across the full spectrum of Motoring Offences. Acting for individuals, companies (including fleet operators) and insurers nationwide.

From initial advice after the event to representation at Trial covering the most serious and sensitive cases involving life changing injuries and multiple fatalities.

The Group’s experience and large quantity of cases covered in this area has led to them being instructed by dedicated specialist Solicitors at all levels and the understanding of the technical aspects and experts involved has given them a national presence.

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The Group covers all aspects of Motoring Offences including:

  • Death by dangerous driving
  • Death by careless driving
  • Serious Injury by careless / dangerous driving
  • Dangerous /careless driving
  • Drink and drug offences
  • Tachograph and licensing offences
  • Cases involving driver health
  • Inquests arising from fatalities on the road

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For more information:

Motor Crime Barristers

Adrian Keeling KC

Call 1990 | Silk 2011

Ian Bridge

Call 1988

Sharon Bahia

Call 2000

Tim Pole

Call 2001

Motor Crime Clerks

Chris Norman

Practice Director, Regulatory

Chris Mitchell

Practice Director, Regulatory

Craig Nicholls

Practice Director, Regulatory

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

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Clerk Team

Chris Mitchell

Practice Director, Regulatory

07496 197192

Craig Nicholls

Practice Director, Regulatory

Matthew Reeves

Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury (Multi Track) and Regulatory Clerk

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