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Driving and Road Traffic Offences

Being charged with a driving or road traffic offence can be a stressful experience with the consequences potentially affecting more than just your driving licence.

We understand that these issues can affect all of us and have the specialist knowledge and expertise to guide you through the process from start to finish and beyond.

Driving and Road Traffic Offences FAQs can be found below.

Partner Michael Gupwell has over 12 years’ experience assisting clients with both straightforward and complex driving and road traffic offences, including:

Michael regularly represents clients at Bristol Magistrates Court, Bath Magistrates Court and North Somerset Magistrates Court as well as other local Magistrates Courts and Crown Courts.

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For further advice and information, please contact our Bristol office on 0117 929 2811 or email info@wards.uk.com

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    May 2021: Covid-19 arrangements

    Wards Solicitors LLP remains fully open for business and we are taking on new cases.  We are available for video call and telephone meetings but face to face meetings with clients are only available where agreed in advance and in limited circumstances to ensure compliance with our continuing Covid safeguards.

    How to get in touch:

    • Please email or telephone your usual lawyer or team, or
    • Please telephone the branch most convenient to you between 9am and 5:30pm, Mondays to Fridays.
    • Alternatively, email info@wards.uk.com at any time and we will respond to you as soon as possible.
    • A list of our 12 branches is available here. Our telephones lines are operating normally.

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