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Licence kept following 'expectional hardship' argument
Carolina Bracken represented a client who pleaded guilty to driving at 76mph in a 50mph zone. Her client had to come to court as he already had 9 penalty points on his licence, and therefore fell to be disqualified as a 'totter' (someone who has 12 or more...
01 March 2016

Speeder avoids disqualification
Carolina Bracken's client pleaded guilty to driving at 102mph in a 70mph zone. He had to come to court rather than accept his penalty administratively as there was a risk of disqualification due to his speed. Following mitigation, the magistrates decided that...
25 February 2016

Michael Brompton QC and Miranda Moore QC appear on opposite sides in bribery case
Sweett Group plc has been fined £1.4 million with a confiscation order of £851,000 after pleading guilty at Southwark Crown Court  to an offence of failing to prevent bribery. The case, which involved bribery in the UAE by a subsidiary of...
25 February 2016