Drink driving solicitors in Bristol

Who are M.A.J Law?

M.A.J Law are a specialist team of driving defence solicitors. We represent clients charged with all motoring offences including drink driving, drug driving, failing to provide and speeding. Many of our cases are won on technical points of procedure. 

You will no doubt be extremely worried about your first court hearing at Bristol Magistrates' Court. Our drink driving team would be pleased to discuss your options in detail. We can also confirm our fixed fee pricing structure with you.  

Drink Driving Solicitors in Bristol

Clients we've represented at Bristol Magistrates' Court in 2021

2021 has been a record breaking year for M.A.J Law, both in terms of case victories and court appearances. The team at M.A.J Law are very familiar with Bristol Magistrates' Court, having dealt with countless cases there over the years.

Where is Bristol Magistrates' Court?


Address: Bristol Magistrates' Court, Marlborough St, Bristol BS1 3NU

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Court Facilities

  • There is disabled access at this court and assistance dogs are welcome

  • Hearing enhancement facilities

  • Hearing loop 'T' availble at this court.

  • Lifts

  • Private interview rooms 

  • Public waiting areas

  • Baby changing facilities are located on the first floor

Bristol Magistrates' Court Parking

There is no on-site parking at Bristol Magistrates' Court. You can use the Parkopedia Website to search for parking nearby. 

Local car parks include;

  • Brunswick Square 
  • Rupert Street NCP
  • Cabot Circus

Our solicitors are sometimes ask whether it's sensible to drive to court. This all depends on the decision to make in court and whether your driving licence is at risk. Clearly if you're planning on pleading guilty to drink driving, don't drive to court. If you are intent on pleading not guilty, you should not be banned at court. The case would usually be adjourned for 3 - 6 months. If you would like to discuss this decision with us, please get in touch. 

Different police stations have slightly different ways of doing things. Some police stations are known for their thorough and diligent approach to police procedures, whilst others are known for cutting corners. Please remember that the police must comply with statutory provisions and PACE Codes of Practice when processing a drink driving suspect. This includes the MGDDA procedure. We would be pleased to discuss the individual police station that you with you and the concerns we might have. 

If you are required to attend Bristol Magistrates' Court, you were probably taken to one of the following police stations;

  • Bridewell Police Station 
  • Trinity Road 
  • Southmead Police Station

Your time spent in police custody is very important. We would always advise talking to us about the evidential procedures in police custody. We will be able to explain in straightforward terms whether you have a defence to the allegation. To learn more about drink driving defences, please see our case studies

Please remember that all our initial advice is free of charge.

Thinking of pleading guilty?

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