At Thomas Horton LLP our team of specialists provide advice and assistance in respect of a wide variety of investigations and proceedings before the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts throughout the country but also in respect of individuals these investigations and proceedings can cover offences such as theft, dishonesty and assault.

In relation to businesses, we are specialists in defending investigations brought by the Health & Safety Executive and various regulatory bodies in respect of regulatory breaches including breaches of the Consumer Protection Act.

Legal Aid can be available for individuals subject to means, and we can provide you with additional advice and assistance in respect of the availability of this funding upon request. For further information you can also visit the Legal Aid Agency

The overall supervisor for work undertaken by staff in our Criminal Department is Richard Hull.

Fixed fee costs for motoring offences dealt with at the Magistrates’ Court

In respect of appearances before the Magistrates’ Court for motoring offences which will be dealt with within the Magistrates’ Court (such as driving with excess alcohol, speeding and disqualification under the Totting Up provisions) we offer fixed fee representation at Courts within Worcestershire of £1,800.00 (£1,500.00 plus VAT) plus mileage expenses charged at £0.45 per mile and any relevant parking charges.

In respect of appearances before Courts outside of Worcestershire, then the cost is £2,400.00 (£2,000.00 plus VAT) plus mileage expenses charged at £0.45 per mile and any relevant parking charges.