Motoring Offence Solicitors


The specialist Motoring Law Offence division of Brian Koffman & Co.  

When you need the best 'Motoring Offence Solicitors' following arrest, or charge for a Motoring Offence. The expert team at Motoring Offence Solicitors provide a superior privately funded service; comprising advice and Court representation.

What value do you place on your licence?  Call our team immediately on 0161 832 3852. 

Motoring Offence Solicitors is the specialist Motoring Law Offence division of Brian Koffman & Co Solicitors. Recognised by the Legal 500 as a 'leading individual' in Criminal law defence, with a 'fantastic reputation' and particular expertise surrounding Motoring Offences. You could not be in better hands.

We understand how important your driving licence is to you, which is why our goal is always to provide the very best legal representation and keep you on the road. Our Motoring Offence Lawyers are on hand and ready to help.

Sometimes a Motoring offence can be minor, but other times far more serious with consequences that are potentially devastating, involving custodial sentences, high-value fines or loss of driving licence and disqualification from driving. Even minor  Motoring Offences can lead to increased points on your licence: not only resulting in increased costs on your car insurance premiums but the 'totting up effect' can also lead to an automatic disqualification from driving.

If you have been contacted by the police or received a notice of intended prosecution, we would advise contacting our team of driving offence solicitors us as early as possible, so we can advise you accordingly and ensure we reach the best possible outcome for you.

We pride ourselves on giving expert Motoring Offence advice which is based on our knowledge, experience, hard work and genuinely caring for our clients every day.

  • 96% success rate
  • Over 40 years of experience
  • Highly regarded among fellow professionals
  • We are specialist Motoring Offence Solicitors
We cater to a wide variety of Motoring offences which can include:

 Motoring Offence Solicitors also cater for a range of Taxi Driver Offences, such as:
At Motoring Offence Solicitors we can still help after the fact. Even if you have been convicted in your absence for a driving offence. We have an exceptional and high success rate but don’t just take our word for it...

Expert Motoring Lawyers

What our peers say...


Brian Koffman & Co's Motoring Offence Solicitors are widely recognised as being in the top rank of criminal solicitors in the North West and we have extensive experience in all types of road traffic offences and road transport offences. Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession described Brian Koffman as:

"A sure-fire bet" (2005),

"Incredibly shrewd" (2006),

"True quality" (2007)

"Specialises in road traffic offences and serious crime" (2008),

"A major player in work relating to road traffic offences" (2009 -2010)

"One of the region's most sought after road traffic lawyers, (2011)

"A senior figure in Manchester for criminal work, including road traffic matters... lauded for his very good client base... lots of referrals" (2012 -2014) 

"Well informed and well prepared" (2015).

We have also been regularly highly ranked by the Legal 500 who said:

"Brian Koffman & Co. is extremely well respected for motoring and road traffic matters" (2015),

Motoring Offence Law Firm of the Year (2012 and 2014),

Legal Expert's Directory, Corporate Live Wire said of Brian Koffman "excellence in motoring offence law"  

In (2017) the Legal 500 recognises Motoring Offence Solicitors as a "Leading Firm" with Brian Koffman singled out as a '"leading individual" in the disciplines of Driving Offence Law and Criminal Law Defence.

 In (2017) Chambers & Partners (Guide to the Legal Profession) recognises the firm as a "Top-ranked Criminal and Motoring Offence Law Firm." This recognition has been repeated in (2018 & 2019)

The Legal 500 (2020) once again, has acclaimed Brian Koffman as a leading individual in the practice areas of Criminal law & particular expertise on Driving Offences, making specific reference to a "Fantastic Reputation" and being "Highly regarded in the market"

(2021) - Named in the category of 'criminal law' in the 'Best Lawyers Awards'


The experience we bring


With over 40 years experience, we bring a highly-skilled, professional, efficient, discreet and unrivalled service

  • The personal attention of Brian Koffman to each case 
  • A large team of expert advocates available
  • Highly regarded among fellow professionals
  • Access to forensic experts
  • Wide Geographical coverage 

Motoring Offence FAQs

Sometimes a motoring offence may be minor; other times it could be far more serious. Either way, it can be rather daunting when you don't know what's going to happen. The below commonly asked questions and answers may help put your mind at ease. 

What should I do if I receive a Notice of Intended Prosecution from the Police?

It is extremely important that the first thing you do is contact Motoring Offence Solicitors and speak to our expert driving offence solicitors before you return any paperwork to the police. As soon as you make contact, we will have a look at the notice you have received and will ensure that the notice complies with the legal requirements. It is our duty to advise you on whether to complete the document or not and how you should complete it should it be necessary. Several technical defences are dependant on this part of the method being carried out properly by the police. Speak to us today.

What if I haven't received the notice of intended prosecution inside 14 days?

According to Section 1 of the Road Traffic Act, a notice of intended prosecution is required to be served on the registered keeper of the vehicle within 14 days for most types of motoring offences. However, there are a few exceptions to the rules;

  • If owing to the presence of your vehicle on a road, an accident has occurred
  • You were given a verbal warning by the police at the time of the offence
  • You have been offered a fixed penalty
  • The offence itself is an exception to the rule due to a statutory provision

What if I'm unsure who the driver was?

As stipulated by Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, if the registered keeper of the vehicle is a company, it is obligatory to keep records or who is driving the vehicle, unless it's unreasonable to do so. If the registered keeper is an individual, then they must carry out all reasonable steps to establish who was driving. The gathering and presentation of evidence are vital should such defences be successful. 

What is an MS90 Conviction?

An MS90 conviction is a result of failing to provide information about who was driving the car when an offence was committed.  This often happens because the registered keeper of a vehicle changes their address and forgets to provide the new details to the DVLA. Find out more about making an MS90 appeal here.

What if the police say that they want to speak to me about a driving incident?

Often the police will ask for an 'informal chat' to 'get your side of the story', in a bid to get you to reveal that you were the driver. Do not be fooled and simply state that you want to take legal advice before answering any questions. Upon arrival, you are likely to find that the police caution you before asking you questions. The earlier we can intervene, the better the chances are of winning your case as this initial interaction is the most vital stage in the process. It is your legal right to speak to a solicitor before you speak to the police, call us before you say anything. 

If I do go to court am I likely to be disqualified?

Driving with excess alcohol and dangerous driving carry an obligatory disqualification for a minimum of twelve months and in the case of dangerous driving, an extended retest should be passed at the end of that time.

For any offence that carries points, the court has a discretionary power to disqualify. In speeding cases, the courts will contemplate a disqualification once the speed alleged is 30mph higher than the speed limit. With these kinds of offences, each case will be judged on its individual merit but typically the court will take into consideration the seriousness of the offence (eg how fast, other "aggravating features"), mitigating factors relating the offence or the defendant, previous convictions and a defendant's means.

If a driver gets twelve points inside a 3 year period then he/she falls to be disqualified beneath the totting-up provisions for a period of six months. However, we are able to help "totters" avoid a ban if it can be shown that they'd suffer exceptional hardship. this needs thorough preparation and gathering of proof and it is vital that the case is given to the court in an appropriate manner. we have many years of successful experience with cases like this.

Although each case is completely different if you explain the circumstances of your case to one of our lawyers we will provide you with an indication as to what you'll expect to receive by manner of penalty. we will put your mind at rest or warn you if we predict you have something to worry about!

Contact us

For the best privately funded Legal advice and court representation, Contact Manchester's most experienced Motoring Offence Solicitors today 

Call our team today on 0161 832 3852 or complete the enquiry form on the right-hand side of this page.