If Court proceedings have been commenced, it is sensible to obtain specific advice for your case. Motor Lawyers can assist with a variety of tailor made services that cover all Court processes and eventualities. Regardless of whether you want the case dealt with in your absence or you have been ordered to attend personally, Motor Lawyers can assist you by preparing your case professionally and ensuring that you have the best possible defence and/or mitigation.



Which service is best for me?

I have been given the option to plead guilty by post

Letter of Mitigation £125 + VAT
All Magistrates' Court offences where a personal attendance is not required

Written guilty plea when no personal attendance is required. Motor Lawyers will discuss the case with you fully and prepare a bespoke letter of mitigation to minimise the penalty/fine. This is the easiest and most cost effective way to resolve a case if you intend to plead guilty.

Letters can normally be supplied within 48 hours of the discussion.

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My attendance has been demanded. I want to represent myself on a guilty plea

Self Representation – From £295 + VAT
Guilty Pleas on any Magistrates' Court Summons / Requisition

Detailed discussion/case review, tailor made script and full guidance to give the best prospects of success for a personal attendance on a guilty plea in the Magistrates Court.

If you are willing to represent yourself on a mandatory court appearance, for example you face a disqualification of any sort, this service provides everything you need to present your case with confidence.

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My attendance has been demanded. I want a barrister to represent me on a guilty plea

Barrister Representation– From £295 + VAT *
Guilty Pleas on any Magistrates' Court Summons / Requisition

Comprehensive preparation and representation of guilty pleas where a personal Court attendance is demanded.

If you require the assurance of professional representation at Court, Motor Lawyers will fully prepare your case, liaise with the Court, instruct and brief a specialist Barrister to represent you at the hearing.

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I want to plead NOT guilty

Not Guilty/Newton Hearing £40 + VAT
Summary Telephone Advice

If you wish to plead not guilty or challenge specific aspects of the allegation (Newton hearing), Motor Lawyers can fully prepare your case and arrange specialist representation.

Before committing to a not guilty/Newton trial, prompt assistance can clarify whether your intended plea is viable. To establish the merits of the allegation, prospects of success and the best course of action, Motor Lawyers will discuss the case with you and consider available evidence via the Summary Advice service. We can then provide a detailed review and a realistic appraisal of the prospects of success. We will also quote for preparation / representation and credit the initial fee against any further service.

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