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Sports professionals face ever-increasing scrutiny, from the public, the media, and from their UK and international regulatory bodies. These organisations variously have the power to instigate inquiries and disciplinaries which...
2017 update to Drug Driving Laws Makes It Easier for Police To Prosecute. The UK drug driving laws include a range of legal limits spanning seventeen controlled drugs, some illegal,...

Speeding offences – the UK law

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The offence of speeding in the UK is a matrix of speed limits, offences, detection methods, tolerances, mitigation (or, conversely, aggravating factors) and of course, penalties, which increased in severity...
Given the current climate, in the interests of the health and safety of our clients and our staff, we will not be holding any appointments in the office for the...
While the motor industry gear up for the inevitable shift towards a world of electric vehicles, powered roads and who knows what other tech wizardry, the reality for most drivers...

Christmas Opening Hours

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The Nelson Guest offices close at 5pm on Friday 20th December 2019 and re-open on Jan 6th 2020. However, for police station matters our lines are open 24 hours throughout...

UK motoring laws for new drivers

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Newly qualified drivers (those who have passed their test within two years) are already subject to more stringent penalty point laws than other drivers, with just six points leading to...
If you have had your driving licence revoked on medical grounds there are certain circumstances in which appealing the DVLA’s decision can mean a return to life behind the wheel....
We always appreciate feedback! Here’s a lovely message from a recent client: “This time last year I found myself in a situation which initially seemed quite harmless and so I...
The penalties for drink-driving related offences can include a driving ban, unlimited fine and a prison sentence ranging from 3 months, for being in charge of a vehicle while above...
New UK motoring laws in place, or imminent, in 2019 include changes to MOTs, diesel tax, motorway driving and overtaking cyclists. Here NGP London Driving Lawyers bring you some of...
Through 2018 the government continued to tweak the UK motoring laws, attempting to reverse certain downward trends in driving habits, road safety and air pollution. Here NGP London Driving Lawyers...
The Attorney General, Geoffrey Cox QC MP, recently published the Government’s Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of disclosure in the criminal justice system. The review follows the controversial collapse...

Appealing a Revoked Driving Licence

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When you have had your driving licence revoked because of a medical condition there are sometimes valid reasons to have your case looked at by legal experts to assess whether...
Based in London, Nelson Guest and Partners Criminal Defence Lawyers provide specialist legal services to those facing charges of domestic violence. These are highly sensitive cases and we offer a...
Even comparatively minor motoring offences can have significant effects on your career and lifestyle. Loss of a driving licence through exceeding the 12 penalty point threshold will especially impact those...
The penalties attached to a conviction for environmental offences can be severe for organisations and individuals alike. As with many areas of UK law environmental legislation is complex. If you...
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