How to Appeal to the Crown Court against conviction and / or sentence from the Magistrates’ Court for a motoring offence

Right of Appeal All Defendants have an automatic right of appeal to the Crown Court, if they pleaded ‘Not Guilty’ against conviction and / or sentence, and if they pleaded ‘Guilty’ against sentence only. There is a time limit of …

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“Midnight Charge” – a barrister’s loophole story

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpAITIQK5lg?rel=0] So, I’ve been asked to tell you another “loophole” story. I was asked to defend a man who had been in a road traffic accident shortly after midnight. The accident had occurred in North London. There were quite …

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