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Avoiding a driving ban

The first question we hear from clients who have been accused of a motoring offence such as speeding or drink driving is ‘will I lose my licence?’ Every case we deal with is different, so there is rarely a short or straightforward answer to that question. However, the...

American law terminology

Anyone who looks at what words and phrases people are searching for online when they’re looking for a defence solicitor quickly realises that a lot of the phrases used to search the internet for criminal defence services in the UK are American. This phenomenon has...

Guide to white collar offences

The phrase ‘white collar offence’ was first coined by sociologist Edwin Sutherland, who defined it as ‘a crime committed by a person of respectability and high social status in the course of his occupation’.  This description is clearly dated, but nearly 80 years on,...