Criminal and Motoring OffencesENG

This comprehensive legal publication covers all aspects of criminal law, including a useful library of criminal precedents and a supplementary guide to motoring offences.

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Overview

This comprehensive legal publication covers all aspects of criminal law, including a useful library of criminal precedents and a supplementary guide to motoring offences. The publication is designed to assist practitioners representing clients in criminal court cases in England and Wales. It provides a step-by-step guide to criminal procedures and court processes.

The commentary is practical and covers all aspects of criminal law matters from penalty notice, arrest, or charge, through to hearing, mitigation, and sentencing, including avenues of appeal and legal aid considerations. Practical guidance in preparing to attend criminal court is included, with detailed commentary on analysing the charge and evidence.

Precedents provided with this publication include:

  • Initial letters to clients for a variety of offences including possible outcomes;
  • Information sheets for clients covering the court processes and what to do on the day of the hearing;
  • Attendance notes for every stage to ensure a smooth legal aid billing process;
  • Letters to the client, police, Crown Prosecution Service, and third parties.

The comprehensive Retainer Instructions ensures nothing is missed and the client is properly advised.

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    Full Commentary - Criminal
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    Overview
    “All criminal matters in England and Wales, regardless of their seriousness, commence in the magistrates’ court. However, some cases are sent to the jurisdiction of the Crown Court for trial. Many advocates regularly appear in the magistrates’ court with an ever-increasing number obtaining higher ...”

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    Types of offences
    “An either-way offence can be heard summarily at the magistrates’ court or the Crown Court. These are middle-ranking offences in terms of seriousness, such as mid to high-value theft or assault occasioning bodily harm. Minor either-way offences, for example low-value theft, generally stay in the ...”

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