Mrs M – Driving Licence Offence

Dear Hojol,

I would like to say thank you very much indeed for your work on my defence of the recent alleged driving licence offence case brought by Essex Police, which as you know was successful with costs being awarded against the police.

I have been extremely impressed by the professional service that I received from you and your colleagues at Caddick Davies throughout this matter: In the first instance I was given a clear overview of the legal aspects of the case and subsequently each enquiry I had was  met with concise and timely advice and always with a level of interest that assured me that my case was important.

Please also forward my sincere thanks to Mr.El Tayara, the barrister who represented me at Court.  He had an excellent understanding of the case and was clear and professional throughout and was a superb advocate on the day.

I would certainly recommend Caddick Davies.

Many, many thanks Mrs M

Mrs M had been prosecuted for an offence of driving otherwise in accordance with her licence (contrary to section 87(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988), the prosecution contending that it was a condition of her driving licence that she wear spectacles for the purposes of driving. This was disputed by Mrs M as being an administrative error on behalf of  the DVLA and whilst the Crown Prosecution Service originally contended that the offence was committed irrespective of any error, following a legal argument before a District Judge at Chelmsford Magistrates Court, the prosecution offered no evidence and the charges against her were dismissed.

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