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Our team of London-based drink driving solicitors is unwavering in our commitment to providing expert legal assistance to individuals facing various drink driving allegations. With our profound expertise in road traffic law, we have a distinguished history of successfully advocating for clients, especially in cases involving driving while under the influence of alcohol.

If you find yourself entangled in the complexities of a drink driving accusation, we strongly urge you to promptly get in touch with us to explore the full spectrum of legal options available to you. Our motoring law experts are fully prepared to offer you comprehensive legal advice, unwavering support, and expert guidance throughout the entirety of your case.

Choosing Stephensons as your legal representatives in a London-based drink driving case can make all the difference to your prospects of securing a more favourable resolution. Our credentials as a prominent Legal 500 law firm speak volumes, and our specialist drink driving solicitors are ready to provide assistance to you from our London office.


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What constitutes drink driving?

Drink driving refers to being in charge of a motor vehicle while carrying an excess of alcohol in one's system. In the United Kingdom, this constitutes a criminal offence, with specified legal thresholds set at 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood, 35 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath, or 107 milligrams per 100 millilitres of urine.

Understanding drink driving violations

A drink driving violation constitutes a criminal act that occurs when an individual is found to be in charge of a motor vehicle while exceeding the legally permissible alcohol limits in the UK. Importantly, establishing a 'drink driving' or 'driving with excess alcohol' offence does not require proving that driving is impaired. Instead, the prosecution must demonstrate that the accused was in charge of a motor vehicle on a road or in a public place with an alcohol level exceeding the prescribed limit. Possible penalties for such offences may include fines, driving disqualification, and even imprisonment.

Our team of drink driving solicitors in London is readily available to provide you with well-informed legal counsel and to act as your representatives in a drink driving case.

Constructing a defence against drink driving allegations

To construct an effective defence against a drink driving accusation, it is advisable to seek guidance from a solicitor who specialises in such cases. Potential defences may involve challenging the accuracy of breathalyser or blood tests, highlighting procedural errors, or invoking the "hip flask" defence, which asserts that alcohol consumption occurred after driving but before testing. A legal expert can assist in determining the most suitable defence strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.

The importance of legal representation in drink driving cases

Seeking the services of a solicitor in drink driving cases can be pivotal to the outcome. An experienced drink driving solicitor will help you to navigate complex legal processes, identify potential defence strategies, and work towards mitigating the severity of penalties. Your solicitor’s expertise significantly improves the chances of securing a positive outcome, such as reduced penalties upon conviction, alternative charges, or even a complete dismissal of the case, depending on the specific circumstances involved.

The potential for dismissing drink driving charges

Drink driving charges can potentially be dismissed in some situations, including if procedural errors are identified, if there is insufficient evidence, or in the event of a valid defence. An experienced solicitor can meticulously examine the circumstances, challenge the prosecution's case, and strive to secure a reduction or complete dismissal of charges, depending on the specific facts and evidence at hand.

Why choose Stephensons in London for your defence?

Stephensons is committed to delivering exceptional defence and mitigation services to motorists in London. Our drink driving solicitors have a proven track record of helping clients in London avoid disqualification and convictions, where possible. We take pride in providing transparent, honest advice and are dedicated to protecting your rights.

Our solicitors in London will conduct a thorough examination of the unique circumstances surrounding your arrest, including a meticulous review of whether the police followed proper procedures. We will scrutinise the evidence against you with precision, leaving no stone unturned in your defence.

Stephensons have a team of drink driving solicitors with true expertise in handling drink driving offences in London.

For specialist legal guidance in London, do not hesitate to reach out to the driving offence solicitors at Stephensons. We are here to help.

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