If you or someone you know is facing a drink driving charge in London, it is crucial to seek the assistance of experienced drink driving lawyers. Lewis Nedas Law, an award-winning law firm based in London, has a team of highly skilled drink-driving solicitors who specialise in helping clients protect their driving licence when they are accused of drink driving offences. The consequences of a drink driving conviction can be severe ranging from penalty points, to a ban, to a prison sentence in extreme cases. With their extensive knowledge of drink driving law and their commitment to providing exceptional client care, Lewis Nedas Law is renowned for their success in helping clients avoid a driving ban. If you are accused of driving while over the legal limit, call us today.
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Court hearing representation and police custody advice
What is the Drink Driving Limit?
Drink driving refers to the act of operating a motor vehicle while exceeding the prescribed limit. In the UK, the legal limits are set at 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood, 35 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath, or 107 milligrams per 100 millilitres of urine.
Refusing to provide a specimen of breath, blood or urine for analysis when asked by a police officer carries a penalty of to six months' imprisonment, a potentially unlimited fine and a driving ban of at least one year.
A lot of people assume that your only option is to plead guilty and accept the driving ban - however the procedure for obtaining a specimen is complicated, and errors can be made. You should take legal advice regardless of the reading.
Why You Need a Drink Driving Solicitor
Being caught driving or in change of a vehicle whilst under the influence is a serious offence, and can lead to the loss of your driving licence, a criminal record or even imprisonment. If you are charged, you should seek advice as early as possible, even if you intend to plead guilty.
Drink driving is a serious criminal offence. When facing a drink driving charge, it is crucial to have a skilled drink driving solicitor by your side. Lewis Nedas Law's team of drink driving solicitors have the expertise and experience to navigate through complex legal procedures and provide you with the best possible defence. They will analyse the details of your case, identify potential defences, and work diligently to mitigate the severity of penalties or even have the charges dismissed.
Possible Defences to Drink Driving charges
In defending a drink driving charge, there are various potential defences that can be explored. One common defence is disputing the accuracy of breathalysers or blood tests. In some cases, procedural errors can also be identified, which can lead to the dismissal of the charges. It is essential to consult with a drink driving solicitor to determine the most suitable defense strategy for your specific case.
Police Station Procedure and Procedural Errors
The drink driving procedure is highly technical and complex, and errors can occur during the process. A number of procedural errors are so significant that they can lead to cases either resulting in a not guilty verdict at court or the case being droppedLewis Nedas Law's drink driving solicitors have the expertise to scrutinise the police station procedure and identify any procedural errors. They understand the intricacies of the law and can leverage any errors to your advantage. For instance, if the procedure was not fully comprehended due to certain circumstances, such as being dazed or confused after an accident, it can be argued that the procedure was invalid.
Sentencing Guidelines for Drink Driving
In the UK, drink driving penalties are determined based on the level of alcohol detected in a person's system. The Sentencing Council provides guidelines for magistrates' courts to determine the appropriate penalties. The guidelines consider factors such as breath, blood, or urine alcohol levels and previous convictions. Lewis Nedas Law's drink driving solicitors are well-versed in these guidelines and can provide you with a clear understanding of the potential penalties you may face.
Please note that the starting point and range may be adjusted depending on the specific circumstances of your case and any previous relevant convictions.
Lewis Nedas - your Trusted Drunk Driving Solicitors in London
Lewis Nedas Law is a highly regarded, award-winning law firm based in London. With their exceptional client care and services, they have earned a reputation for excellence in multiple legal directories and publications. Their mature and experienced teams have the knowledge and expertise to handle drink driving cases effectively.
Protect your driving licence - contact our specialist drink driving solicitors London
If you are accused of drink driving in London, it is essential to seek the assistance of experienced drink driving lawyers. Lewis Nedas Law's Motoring Offence Solicitors in London have the expertise, knowledge, and dedication to provide you with the best possible defence to any road traffic offences. Our specialist drink driving lawyers have years of experience successfully defending drink driving cases. For free initial advice or to speak to one of our top careless and dangerous driving solicitors please telephone us on 020 3811 5143, complete our online enquiry form.