Motoring and Road Traffic

Overview

Our roads have become ever more crowded and at the same time, the legal obligations of motorists have become more and more onerous. Safety cameras and high-tech policing measures have spread throughout the UK.

Motoring offences are the aspect of criminal law most likely to affect the majority of the public on a day-to-day basis.

To many people, disqualification from driving will lead to the loss of income or the loss of employment. The entitlement to drive is essential in this day and age. Our road traffic and motoring barrister team has the experience and expertise needed to deal with any legal problem the road user may face – from prosecution for serious cases involving death or catastrophic injury to hearings before the Traffic Commissioners.

Our Motoring and Road Traffic Barristers:

Please get in touch with our dedicated criminal clerking team with any questions regarding our service and expertise.

Andrew Rourke, James Withers, Su Turner Gilbert, Hannah Rae and Somaya Shaikh.

crime@st-philips.com +44 (0)121 246 0200

News

RELATED

News

RELATED

News

RELATED

News

RELATED

Crime
16/11/2022

Posterior rib fractures in infants

An article written by Kevin Hegarty KC. The unhappy scenes presented to paramedics when attending an address following an emergency call include finding a baby undergoing CPR from a parent...

Crime
03/11/2022

Kevin Hegarty KC prosecutes in murder trial

Kevin Hegarty KC prosecutes in ‘revenge killing’ murder trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court.  Find out more about the case [external link]: https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/black-country/son-took-revenge-murdered-dad-25415344

Crime
02/11/2022

Christopher Millington KC and Jonathan Barker defend in the “A46...

Christopher Millington KC and Jonathan Barker defend Mahek Bukhari in ‘the A46 double murder’ trial at Leicester Crown Court before Mr Justice Saini. The trial is expected to last until...

Crime
01/11/2022

Ben Close defends in murder trial

Ben Close, led by Jason Bartfeld KC, defends in a murder trial at Birmingham Crown Court where five teenagers are accused of stabbing an 18 year old. Find out more...

Crime
06/09/2022

Laura Coton to join Criminal Group

St Philips Chambers is delighted to announce that Laura Coton, called 2019, will be joining its Criminal Group on 26th September. Laura is currently a Senior Crown Prosecutor with CPS East...

Crime
23/08/2022

Andrew Smith QC appointed to the Circuit Bench

We are delighted to announce that our former Head of Chambers, Andrew Smith QC, has been appointed to the Circuit Bench and will be sitting in Birmingham Crown Court as...

Crime
22/07/2022

Tom Walkling acted for the prosecution in David Venables trial...

Tom Walkling, led by Michael Burrows QC, acted for the prosecution in a trial where Worcestershire farmer David Venables was found guilty of murdering his wife 40 years ago and...

Crime
11/07/2022

Philip Beardwell prosecutes grievous bodily harm with intent case

Philip Beardwell has prosecuted a case in which the defendant, Ethan Oliver, admitted committing grievous bodily harm with intent after deliberately driving his car into Kylveer Hussain Shabbir in the...

Crime
27/06/2022

Ben Close secures conviction in attempted murder case

Following a week’s trial at Wolverhampton Crown Court, a jury convicted Nathaniel Nugent, described as a recording artist, of attempting to murder his ex-partner’s new partner. Mr Nugent stabbed Mr...

Crime
27/04/2022

Murder accused, represented by Chris Millington QC and Ben Williams,...

Chris Millington QC and Ben Williams defended Nabil Akhtar, one of four men accused of participating in a ‘joint enterprise’ stabbing. The Defendant was acquitted after a 3½ month trial...