McHale & Co. Solicitors Blog

The 1 March 2017 did not only bring with it the official arrival of spring, but a well-publicised change in the law for people who use a mobile phone behind the wheel.

Categories: Motoring Offences

Like many people of a certain age, I eagerly anticipated the return to our screens of the much-loved comedy drama Cold Feet.

Categories: Motoring Offences

We are all familiar with the connotation within the phrase one for the road; simply put, it is taken to mean one final drink before heading off on a journey, usually home.

Categories: Motoring Offences

With the availability of legal aid becoming ever more limited, defendants in criminal proceedings are being faced with the choice of whether to go it alone in court or pay privately.

If you receive a notice of intended prosecution for driving offences in the post, relying solely on the good people of the Royal Mail to return the completed document will not always be a guarantee of receipt by the authorities and could result in a …

Categories: General, Motoring Offences

The innocuously named “Deregulation Bill” has travelled the usual legislative path from the House of Commons to the House of Lords and back again. Both houses have now agreed its content and is awaiting Royal Assent by the Queen.

Having worked in personal injury for many years, I often see the same problems arise in certain road traffic accident cases. Hopefully, this guide to bringing a claim will ensure that such problems no longer persist. 

Categories: General, Motoring Offences

McHale & Co successfully defended a client who was charged with “failing to comply with the direction given by a traffic sign...contrary to sections 1 and 5 of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984”.

Categories: Motoring Offences