Our Fees

Our Approach to Fees

We recognise that your priorities are not only to receive the best legal representation but to also manage your legal fees. With our Motor Law team you achieve both.

We provide affordable fixed fee solutions for our clients so there are no hidden costs along the way.

Each case is unique and at times complexities can arise. Where unexpected additional legal services are required our team openly advise on any financial implications so you have all the information you need to make informed decisions and effectively manage costs.

With our Motor Law team you are safe in the knowledge that you are receiving the best legal representation at the right price to suit you.

*The following fixed fee solutions are quoted as “from” as every case is unique. Our team of motoring law experts will provide you with an exact fee following the initial consultation.

Police Station Representation – FREE (following arrest)

As part of this bespoke service, clients can be accompanied by a member of our Motor Law team at the police interview where we will speak to the police and obtain disclosure of evidence. Our commitment is to provide our clients with the best advice and guidance on how to deal with the interview process.

Courts and First Tier Tribunals

Guilty Plea and Mitigation in the Magistrates Court (One Hearing) £500.00 +VAT

(Any Additional Hearings, a further £250.00 + VAT)

Our lawyers and barristers will prepare your case and represent you before the court.  Our approach is simple: to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients - that’s what drives us as lawyers in getting the best results. With an enviable success rate, our experts can give you the best possible chance of protecting your licence.

Exceptional Hardship £900.00 - £1,500.00  + VAT

As experts in this field we understand the situations that can lead to a successful Exceptional Hardship argument. It is important that all appropriate evidence in support of this argument is gathered and presented before the Court. Our team will advise you as to what is required in advance of the hearing date and will thoroughly prepare your case.

Trial Representation - £1,500.00 + VAT

(Any Additional Hearings £250.00 + VAT)

In certain circumstances your case may lead to what we call an interim hearing whereby the matter cannot be dealt with by way of correspondence and when a lawyer physically needs to attend court to deal with a specific legal issue. An interim hearing is not required in every case as it depends on individual circumstances. Our team will of course be able to guide you through the process, providing you with peace of mind.

DVLA Licence Medical Revocation

£250.00 Plus VAT to review documentation and provide advice

£500.00 Plus VAT to submit written appeals to the DVLA

£500.00 Plus VAT to submit and represent Court Appeals  

£500.00 Plus VAT to represent in relation to challenging Court Costs

Any additional Hearings, a further £500.00

Additional fees for location as per below

DVSA Appeals

£300.00 Plus VAT to review documentation and provide advice

£1,500.00 Plus VAT for Preparation and Representation at First Tier Tribunal

£1,500.00 Plus VAT for Appeal and Representation at Upper Tier Tribunal

£500.00 Plus VAT for Appeal and Representation at Magistrates Court

Any additional Hearings, a further £500.00

Additional fees for location as per below

Taxi Appeals

£250.00 Plus VAT for Representation at an Interview under PACE with Licensing Authority

£300.00 Plus VAT for Representation at Council Committee Hearings

£1,000.00 Plus VAT for Appeals to Magistrates

Taxi Cases involving Prosecution Lead Cases

Guilty Plea and Mitigation in the Magistrates Court

One hearing Covered

£500.00 plus VAT, sum of £600.00

Not Guilty Plea - Trial in the Magistrates Court

£1500.00 plus VAT, sum of £1800.00

The above fees are for Merseyside Courts only. For any court outside of Merseyside then the below additional fees will be added

Cheshire/ Wrexham/ Mold cases- Additional £250.00 plus VAT per hearing

Greater Manchester/ Lancashire/ Caernarfon, Llandudno - Additional £250.00 plus VAT

Anything outside of the above areas will be subject to agreement

The above fees may be subject to change depending on the facts of the case. 

When do I need to pay?

Our usual policy is to obtain payment in advance of any legal work being undertaken on your behalf.

However, we do appreciate that the cost of being represented is not always affordable although do want each of you to have access to our specialists solicitors when needed. If you do wish to use our services and have difficulties in providing payment, please do get in touch as we may be able to offer you an instalment plan.

We provide each client with a service that encompasses our expert knowledge, professionalism, integrity and transparency. With our Motor Law team bespoke service offering, you have access to a legal service that you can trust.

Do you need assistance with Motoring offences

Simply complete the online enquiry form below and a member of our team will contact you.

Let Kirwans guide you on your legal journey.


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