Attention Hay-fever sufferers Since the introduction of the new drug driving laws, the number of motorists charged with drug driving has increased by around 140%. Naturally, one would assume that those charged with this serious offence have taken illegal drugs. But this is
Medical Cannabis - What are the rules? M.A.J Law Ltd are a specialist team of driving defence solicitors. All our time is spent challenging police and prosecution cases on technical points of law and procedure. Our team have been fighting for clients for over 10 years.
This last week at Carlisle’s Rickergate Magistrates’ Court, our client had entered not guilty pleas to two allegations – one of driving while under the influence of cannabis and another that he drove with 16 times the legal limit for cocaine in his system.
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.
M.A.J Law is quickly learning of a testing issues with SYNLAB - a key player in the forensic testing of drug driving blood samples. This follows the Random Testing Scandal which resulted in over 10,000 drug driving cases being dropped. Can we expect a similar scale disaster?
Our senior solicitor Conor Johnstone attended court yesterday to represent a client charged with drug driving. During the hearing the prosecutor asked for the court to be cleared whilst she discussed the case with Mr Johnstone. This was an unusual request that momentarily left Mr Johnstone stumped!