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Randox – An Explanation

Randox – An Explanation In January 2017 the Police opened an investigation into a company called Randox, a laboratory who used to test blood samples for the police in relation to drink and drug drive cases, as it was suspected …

Posted in Drinking & Driving, Drug Driving |

6 Mobile Phone Allegations Successfully Defended in One Week

Mobile Phone While Driving Successful Defences In just one week, Robert Carnon, one of our specialist road traffic offence law case progression officers here at Patterson Law has successfully defended 6 use of a mobile phone while driving allegations, either …

Posted in Mobile Phone Offences |

NADER ELDARF v THE QUEEN – Judgement

IN THE CROWN COURT AT HARROW NADER ELDARF v THE QUEEN On Appeal from Willesden Magistrates’ Court ——————————- JUDGEMENT ——————————- 1. On Friday 21 September 2018 we allowed an appeal by Nader Eldarf against his conviction by Willesden Magistrates’ Court …

Posted in Motoring Law |

Not All Use of a Mobile While Driving is Illegal – We Have A Crown Court Judgement To Help Clarify The Law

  Mobile Phone Offences – Some Use is Legal While Driving, Some Isn’t We struck a significant blow in Crown Court recently, receiving a judgement helping to establish the shortcomings in mobile phone driving offence legislation & providing some clarity …

Posted in Mobile Phone Offences |

David Beckham & The 14 Day Rule

David Beckham: NIP Not Received Within 14 Days Let’s talk about the David Beckham case, notices of intended prosecution and the 14 day rule. We had around five enquiries yesterday where people had read about the case and wanted to …

Posted in Section 172 |

Using A Mobile Phone While Driving For Non Communications Purposes

  Using mobile phone to take a photo whilst stationary in a motor vehicle. The Crown Prosecution Service have agreed recently not to oppose an appeal to the Crown Court in relation to an allegation of using a mobile phone …

Posted in Mobile Phone Offences |

Lord Michael Howard conviction for failing to name successfully quashed

Lord Michael Howard conviction for failing to name successfully quashed, the right decision for the wrong reasons We deal with more failing to name driver cases than any other type of allegation. We were really hopeful that this case would …

Posted in Section 172 |

Road Safety Support Ltd (RSS Ltd) and the Police

  Nothing in the following article is meant to suggest that as defence lawyers we do not want the Crown Prosecution Service and the police to have equality of arms in relation to prosecuting motoring offences. We want all lawyers …

Posted in Motoring Law |

All Motoring Solicitors Are Not The Same

  There are many solicitors firms up and down the UK offering motoring law “expertise”, but do they all really offer you the same service? There are thousands of general practice solicitors, providing everything from conveyancing, probate and will writing …

Posted in Specialist Motoring Solicitors |

The Patterson Law ‘A’ Team Strikes Again!

  We are delighted when we receive feedback like this one. Here at Patterson Law we work hard to employ and retain the very best people and our results are a testament to their hard work and abilities. We are …

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