Conor Johnstone

Conor is a specialist motoring defence solicitor. He is known for his extensive knowledge of drink & drug driving cases.

Conor has written 16 posts

Drug Driving - Your Options (video)

Marcus Johnstone is the solicitor in charge of M.A.J Law. He specialises in defending criminal motoring offences. Most of Marcus' time is spent challenging drug driving cases in Magistrates' Court across the country. 

Challenging Drug Driving Forensic Evidence – M.A.J. Law Solicitors

The importance of challenging forensic evidence in drug driving cases In 2015, a new offence was created making it unlawful to drive whilst over a specified drug limit. One of the most important pieces of evidence in any drug driving case is the Streamlined Forensic Toxicology Report, also known as…

Drink & Drug Driving Mitigation

Everyone charged with a criminal offence has a fundamental right – to plead not guilty. As a firm of specialist solicitors, we would always advise our client’s to check the evidence. Before reading the rest of our guide, take a look at the common questions below.

Drink & Drug Driving Trials in the Magistrates’ Court – M.A.J. Law

Drink driving, drug driving and failing to provide a specimen are all known as ‘summary only offences’. This means that they can only be tried in the Magistrates’ Court. A Magistrates’ Court will consist of 3 lay Magistrates, or a District Judge sitting alone. There are no gowns, wigs or juries in…

Appeal a Randox Drug Driving Conviction

Almost 500 drug driving toxicology results are under review following claims that Randox Testing Services manipulated test results. Randox Testing Services said the manipulation was of quality control data supporting the test results, rather than the samples themselves. Two staff members have been…