5 Paper Buildings is a set of chambers which has some of the best barristers in the country. We offer the highest quality of representation and unparalleled service to those charged with road traffic offences.
Our rates are some of the most affordable available as you do not have to instruct a solicitor. Instead, you instruct a barrister directly.
Fees are fixed in advance. This means you can proceed with the confidence that you will not be asked to pay more for the work you asked to be done.
All barristers referred to on this website are experts in road traffic law and have a great deal of experience representing those facing complex or difficult prosecutions. They are all highly skilled advocates with excellent client care skills. All have experience representing defendants in the Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Courts and in the Courts of Appeal.
Once you have instructed a barrister from 5 Paper Buildings you will have the same point of contact from the beginning of your case to the end. That is a further benefit of instructing a barrister directly. Apart from in exceptional circumstances, that barrister will advise you, write letters on your behalf and represent you in court if that becomes necessary.
Joshua Normanton recently represented a client who was caught doing 91mph in a goods vehicle on a road with a 50mph speed limit. This was a strong case for disqualification and the...
05 May 2016
Licence kept following 'expectional hardship' argument
Carolina Bracken represented a client who pleaded guilty to driving at 76mph in a 50mph zone. Her client had to come to court as he already had 9 penalty points on his licence, and therefore fell to be disqualified as a 'totter' (someone who has 12 or more...
01 March 2016
Speeder avoids disqualification
Carolina Bracken's client pleaded guilty to driving at 102mph in a 70mph zone. He had to come to court rather than accept his penalty administratively as there was a risk of disqualification due to his speed. Following mitigation, the magistrates decided that...
25 February 2016