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Backlog in cases reaches 480,000 from covid-19

Law Society Gazette article 26 June 2020 https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/magistrates-court-backlog-reaches-484000/5104780.article Magistrates’ courts face a backlog of over 480,000 cases, according to new figures laying bare the devastating impact of coronavirus on...

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Getting charges withdrawn under new CPS covid-19 guidance

New Crown Prosecution Service guidance requires prosecutors to consider dropping charges to reduce the backlog of cases from the Covid-19 outbreak (480,000 cases as at 26/06/20). The CPS in their April 2020 interim guidance (set out below) have acknowledged the...

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March 2020 Newsletter

We have set out below details of successful cases this month which show how the firms strategies are used to pursue dismissal of the charges where the police fail to manage the case properly before the trial. Other issues include non-attendance of prosecution...

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Sample Cases 2018/19/20

We have set out below a selection of cases successfully defended in which all clients avoided a mandatory driving ban and most were awarded legal fees to be reimbursed.   North Tyneside MC – R v RJ One of our reviewing lawyers Laura Heywood persuaded the...

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Police laboratory subject to ransom claim

Another case demonstrating the opportunities to challenge the integrity of evidential specimens. This time Eurofins who work on thousands of cases for the police each year have had weaknesses in their data security systems...

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Police disclosure failings highlighted by Government select committee

Article below published by Law Society Gazette 20/07/18 Culture and leadership to blame for criminal evidence disclosure failures, say MPs Failures by police and prosecution authorities to disclose evidence which led to miscarriages of justice must be addressed...

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Data Protection Policy

Data Protection and Privacy Policy INTRODUCTION Welcome to National Motoring Lawyers privacy notice. National Motoring Lawyers respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data. This privacy notice will...

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BBC News article about police disclosure failings

This BBC news article talks about inefficiencies in the police service and how this can result in charges being dismissed against the defendant. Taken from BBC news website 18/07/17 'Police and prosecutors are causing delays and undermining justice in criminal trials...

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Sky News Reports on discredited police laboratory

If you have been convicted of  drug driving since 2014 you may be entitled to have your case re-opened.  Please get in touch if your case was dealt with between 2014 and February '17. See the link below for more details...

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