Red Lion Chambers has a strong team of advocates who have a comprehensive understanding of road traffic law and offences.

We are regularly instructed by specialist road traffic solicitors, criminal defence solicitors and commercial law solicitors, who manage the criminal cases of their business clients. Clients who are involved in road traffic accidents can also approach us directly using the Direct Access Scheme.

Our barristers regularly appear for the defence in the Magistrates’ Court, on appeals to the Crown Court and High Court and in Crown Court jury trials.

We offer individuals and organisations high-level, well-informed advice on the prospects of a successful road traffic defence and the best strategy for preparing for trial.  Member of Chambers apply their expertise in cross examining medical and road collision experts; technical challenges to the admissibility of evidence (breath samples, speed cameras, etc.); and consideration and deployment of defences including automatism, insanity, duress, mechanical defects and the “hip flask” defence.

We regularly undertake the following types of Road Traffic cases:

  • causing death by dangerous or careless driving
  • dangerous driving
  • careless driving
  • driving with excess alcohol and / or drugs
  • failing to co-operate with police
  • speeding
  • driving without insurance

For More Information or To Instruct Us

With our expert understanding of the criminal justice system we guide our clients through the legal process.  Our barristers regularly undertake privately funded, direct access and legal aid work.

To discuss your options in more detail, for more information regarding our fee structure or to discuss a specific case please contact our clerking team.

If you are a professional client and would like to discuss in-house training and seminar opportunities, please contact Jennifer Ukaegbu.