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Brilliant Legal Representation

“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

Flawless Legal Help

“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

Exceptional Hardship: Successful Application

Our Case Study

Nature of the Offence

Mr Machin had 9 active penalty points on his driving licence and received a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP) for an offence of speeding.

The speeding offence related to driving at 39 mph on a road restricted to 30 mph. He accepted that he was speeding however, pleading guilty to this offence would result in a further 3 penalty points being added to his licence, taking his total to 12 penalty points, resulting in a penalty points driving (totting-up ban) disqualification of at least 6 months.

Where the Offence Occurred

The offence occurred on the Hagley Road in Birmingham and Mr Machin was called to appear before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court for a driving disqualification.

Exceptional Hardship

When establishing if exceptional hardship exists, the Court will take into consideration the effects of a disqualification on other people. These third parties are innocent of any offence or wrongdoing and would be punished if the driver were to be disqualified from driving.

The Outcome

At the Court Hearing, we argued exceptional hardship on behalf of our client, highlighting the impact a driving ban would have on his family, business and employees. The Magistrates’ considered the merits of the application we had advanced on behalf of Mr Machin and accepted that exceptional hardship was present.

This resulted in the 3 penalty points for the speeding offence still being endorsed onto his driving licence (taking the total to 12 points) however, Mr Machin was not banned from driving due to the successful exceptional hardship argument we had presented to the Court on his behalf.

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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Our Offices

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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