The starting point is to talk to us. For a general discussion, book a 30 minute consultation. If you wish to plead not guilty to a traffic offence, book a 60 minute consultation.
If you have been disqualified from driving but you need a licence for work, medical or other reasons, you can apply for an extraordinary driver’s licence.
If you have been disqualified from driving for more than 3 years you can have your disqualification removed – but you will need to persuade the Court that you are not likely to reoffend. We will assess the merits of your case, prepare your application and represent you at the Court hearing.
If you own a vehicle that has been impounded, but you were not responsible for committing the offence, you can apply to have it returned to you if at the time of the offence the vehicle was: stolen or hired; being serviced (i.e. by a mechanic); for sale and had been taken for a test […]
The Road Traffic Act 1974 gives Police and the Courts the power to impound vehicles for certain traffic offences. In 2010, 2024 vehicles were seized under the legislation. Police can impound a person’s car or issue them with a surrender notice if that person is: reasonably suspected of reckless driving; reasonably suspected of driving to intentionally create […]
The Road Traffic Act 1974 sets out a scheme for the Court to follow when imposing drink driving penalties. The penalties if you held a full licence at the time of the offence are: If your blood alcohol content exceeds 0.08g of alcohol per 100ml of blood: Blood alcohol content (g/100ml) Penalty for 1st offence 2nd offence Subsequent Greater […]
Having not been through the process of applying for an extraordinary licence, the required process for document submission and court process seemed complex and daunting. However after engaging Birman & Ride and being represented by James, his support, guidance and transparency went above my expectations. If I have the requirement to seek advice in the future, Birman & Ride will be my first point of contact!
Bethany was always answered any queries I had promptly. Happy with services provided.
Good morning Cheryl I would like to thank you again for your good work. I’m sorry if I made you feel like I doubted you but you knew best and that’s why your the lawyer and I’m not. I know not to question lawyers again and hope all goes well in your career and achievements to becoming a brilliant lawyer.