We wish all our loyal clients, past, present and future, a very happy, healthy and peaceful New Year. Most of our clients initially find us by recommendation, often by other lawyers, and some of you have been with us for many years. Thank you all for your continuing loyalty. 2019 will be another very busy year for speed cameras and motoring prosecutions of […]
The office will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 20th December 2018 until 8.45am on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. In emergency, please ring 07775 775760. Our police station service will of course be operating 24/7 as usual throughout the Christmas and New Year Period.
In May 2017, we discovered that numerous drug driving prosecutions have been dropped or postponed following a review of blood tests conducted by Randox Testing Services, the discredited forensics laboratory. Richard Silver Solicitors are currently dealing with a number of such cases. In fact, following re-testing by our own forensic scientist, one of these cases has just been dropped by the […]
Following an allegation of drink driving, our client, a pharmacist, was arrested and required to provide a specimen of breath on the intoxilyser. After failing to provide a satisfactory breath specimen, he was accused of failing to provide a specimen for analysis. His case was that because of breathing difficulties, he was unable to do […]
In future, vans, motorcycles and other light passenger vehicles won’t need to have an MOT if they’re over 40 years old and have not been substantially changed in the previous 30 years. This will be welcome news for drivers of classic vehicles. When the rules change on 20th May 2018, vehicles meeting the criteria won’t […]