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About David Barton

Solicitor with 40 years experience

I qualified as a solicitor in 1982 and have represented drivers involved in road traffic prosecutions all my working life. In fact the very day I qualified I represented a motorist who had been summoned for driving without insurance.

In the last 40 years as a motorists’ solicitor I have represented hundreds of clients in connection with all types of driving offences.

I do all the work

I am a Solicitor Advocate which means I can help and represent you in Magistrates’ Courts and Crown Courts. Not all solicitors can do this.

Because I am a specialist motorists’ lawyer, I am the only person in my firm who will deal with your case. I won’t pass it to an unqualified clerk or caseworker. I will advise you, prepare your case and attend Court with you until it is finished.

In complex cases there are occasions when I have to work with other specialists, for example accident reconstruction experts, or those qualified to analyse CCTV footage or speed detection equipment. When that is necessary I know who to work with.

You will find me to be clear, concise and accessible.

My ethos and values

My approach to my work is very simple. If I think you have an arguable case I will work tenaciously to achieve the best possible outcome.

Conversely, I won’t take your time or money pursuing arguments that are unrealistic.

I will tell you honestly and straightforwardly if I do not consider you have a defence or if I don’t think you can achieve the outcome you want.

I will provide you with an excellent service, bespoke and tailored exactly to your requirements.

I work across England and Wales

Although I am based in Kent I can and do represent clients in all courts in England and Wales.

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