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“I was recently represented by Kang & Co Solicitors for a drink driving charge. From the initial telephone call it was clear that Kang & Co were experts in this field. They provided sound advice and diligently guided me through the process leading up to the court case. Through their legal representation I was able to avoid a community order and receive the best possible outcome for my case .”

Ollie, TrustPilot

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“They had very little time to go ahead with getting all valid documents needed for my case, they were extremely efficient and great at calming me and keeping me updated with my case and it’s details with interviews and courtrooms to appear in, overall great experience with kang and co, I came out with a 2 year suspended sentence instead of a 1 year custodial sentence for GBH without intent. I now get to spend the time caring for my nan and helping with my family’s needs.”

L. Roddis, TrustPilot

Kang & Co Solicitors is a truly specialist high-end law firm providing legal advice and representation for all matters involving Criminal Law and Driving Offences. We are ranked as a top tier law firm by The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partner’s prestigous law guides.

Our head office is located at 1 Victoria Square in Birmingham City Centre and we offer our services throughout England and Wales on a private fee-paying basis. We also have an office at 330 High Holborn in London and another office in central Milton Keynes. We are frequently instructed by individuals and businesses nationwide.

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Birmingham Office

1 Victoria Square
Birmingham
West Midlands
B1 1BD

330 High Holborn Kang and Co Solicitors London

London Office

330 High Holborn
Holborn
London
WC2A 1HL

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Milton Keynes Office

The Pinnacle
Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes
MK9 1BP

Business Hours

Monday – Friday
09:00 – 17:00
Weekends/Bank Holidays
Closed

Meetings at our offices are by Appointment Only

Drink Driving: Minimum Ban Imposed

Our Case Study

Nature of the Offence

Mr Singh had been charged with Drink Driving (Driving with Excess Alcohol) and was due to appear before the Magistrates’ Court.

His reading in breath was 58 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath and he accepted that he was guilty of this offence.

Mr Singh appointed us to represent him at his sentence hearing and to mitigate on his behalf.

Where the Offence Occurred

Mr Singh was stopped by the Police in Nuneaton and his sentence hearing was listed before Nuneaton Magistrates’ Court.

Drink Drive Limit

The legal limit is 35 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath and a motorist found driving with alcohol exceeding this limit may face prosecution.

A motorist convicted of Drink Driving will be banned from driving for at least 12 months. A person sentenced for drink driving is sentenced based upon the level of alcohol found in his / her breath or blood, the higher the reading, the longer the driving disqualification.

A first-time offender convicted of drink driving can be disqualified from driving for up to 3 years and be given a custodial sentence (prison sentence) of up to 6 months. A person convicted of drink driving twice within a 10-year period can be disqualified for up to 5 years and receive a custodial sentence of up to 6 months.

Based on the reading Mr Singh provided, he was likely to receive a driving ban for approximately 16 months

The Outcome

At Court, Mr Singh was represented by one of our specialist motoring offence barristers and compelling mitigation was put before the Court on his behalf, relating to his personal circumstances. The Court carefully considered the mitigation we had put forward and imposed a driving ban of 12 months (lowest ban available) and offered him the Drink Driver Rehabilitation Course which after successful completion would reduce his ban down to 9 months, as opposed to the 16 months ban he may have received without specialist legal representation at Court.

Names have been altered for client confidentiality reasons

Chambers and Partners 2024 Ranked Leading Law Firm

Chambers Top Ranked Law Firm

Our law firm is ranked amongst the top tier of law firms in the United Kingdom with a Band A ranking in the category of Crime (this includes Driving Offences), the highest ranking that can achieved in the Chambers Guide.

Legal 500 Leading Firm

The Legal 500 guide describes Kang & Co Solicitors as being “well adept at tailoring its resources to an individual case and investing heavily for the client. Legal advice is honest and the team always takes into consideration the views of the client.”

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Birmingham Head Office

1 Victoria Square
Birmingham
B1 1BD

London Office

330 High Holborn
London
WC2A 1HL

Milton Keynes Office

The Pinnacle
Midsummer Boulevard
Milton Keynes, MK9 1BP

Chambers and Partners 2024 Ranked Leading Law Firm
The Legal 500 Leading Firm Crime and Driving offences

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