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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 .”

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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

Statutory Declaration: Driving Ban Removed

Our Case Study

Nature of the Offence

Mr Tucker moved homes, and after living at his new home for several months he was contacted by his estate agent asking him to collect his post from his previous address. He checked his post and noticed there was a letter from the Magistrates’ Court informing him that he had been banned from driving for 6 months, this was a Penalty Points Driving Ban (Totting-Up Ban).

A 6-month driving ban would have a devastating impact upon his job, given that he was the national sales director of an international company.

Mr Tucker already had 6 active penalty points on his driving licence and when he moved homes he had overlooked that he needed to inform the DVLA of his new address and that he needed to update his details as the registered keeper on the V5 logbook of his vehicle.

Shortly before moving into his new home, his vehicle was caught speeding at 86mph on a motorway, an offence which attracts 3 penalty points. However, Mr Tucker did not identify himself as the driver, because he was living at his new address and did not check the post at his old property. As the Police did not receive a response from the Registered Keeper (Mr Tucker) identifying himself as the driver, he was prosecuted and convicted of Failing to Provide Driver Details, and offence which attracts 6 penalty points.

The 6 penalty points in addition to the existing 6 points on his licence resulted in Mr Tucker being convicted and sentenced in his absence, totalling 12 penalty points and a 6-month driving disqualification.

Where the Offence Occurred

The offence occurred near Cannock and his case was listed before Cannock Magistrates’ Court.

Statutory Declaration

As Mr Tucker was not aware of this matter until he eventually collected his post from the previous property, we had the matter re-opened via Statutory Declaration.

A Statutory Declaration is a written statement of fact that is signed in the presence of a:

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Solicitor

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Notary of the Public

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Justice of the Peace

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Commissioner of Oaths

The Statutory Declaration confirmed that he was not aware of the matter, and the previous conviction (6 points) was set aside and the case was re-opened.

The Outcome

At Court we spoke with the prosecutor and explained the reason for not responding to the request for driver details and confirmed that Mr Tucker was the driver at the time of the speeding offence. Due to our negotiations with the prosecutor, the prosecution decided to withdraw the offence of failing to provide driver details and Mr Tucker pleaded guilty to the offence of speeding only. His licence was then endorsed with 3 penalty points, taking his total to 9 points and therefore he avoided the driving ban which had previously been imposed by the 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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