We have a very experienced and respected team of experts who specialise in all aspects of road traffic cases including:-
• Drink driving.
• Driving under the influence of drugs.
• Drunk in charge of a vehicle whilst under the influence of drink or drugs.
• Failing to provide samples.
• Careless driving.
• Dangerous driving.
• Causing death/serious injury by careless driving.
• Causing death/serious injury by dangerous driving.
We deal with both trials and mitigation including exceptional circumstances and special reasons cases.
As motoring lawyers based in Harrogate, we regularly advise those at risk of disqualification under the penalty points system, as well as for the more serious offences that automatically attract a motoring ban.
Whilst we are based in Harrogate, we handle cases both regionally and nationally. Distance is no object.
In certain cases, legal aid may be available. We will assess eligibility in every case.
What people Say
“Geoffrey Rogers has ‘an excellent combination of experience and ability, allowing him to be at the cutting edge of criminal law in the region.’” Chambers UK
“This firm has been involved in some of the region’s most significant criminal cases. Geoffrey Rogers ‘is always well prepared and calm and has excellent knowledge of the law.’” Chambers UK
“Geoffrey Rogers leads the corporate crime and risk unit at McCormicks. This Harrogate-based operation acts on allegations of fraud as well as regulatory matters such as trading standards investigations, prosecutions for the HSE and investigations and prosecutions by HM Revenue & Customs and the DTI.” Chambers UK
“With more than its fair share of ranked individuals, this firm is best known for the quality of its white collar work. Geoffrey Rogers heads the Corporate Crime and Risk Unit.” Chambers UK
"McCormicks' Crime Department is led by Geoff Rogers, who is praised for his "in-depth technical knowledge". In 2009 the practice was involved in a number of high profile matters involving Corporate Crime, Fraud and Money Laundering." The Legal 500
"This firm has been involved in some of the region's most significant criminal cases. It recently acted in a highly publicised kidnapping case involving a well-known Yorkshire Barrister. It also has expertise in white-collar crime and fraud matters, and its lawyers "guide clients and follow cases through from A to Z."" Chambers UK
“Geoffrey Rogers is the name to note at McCormicks; he and Peter Minnikin have ‘in-depth technical knowledge’ in relation to fraud, regulatory and POCA confiscation matters. Name partner Peter McCormick is ‘particularly experienced in dealing with white-collar fraud and corporate wrongdoing’.” - Legal 500
“Geoff Rogers heads the regulatory and criminal investigations group at Harrogate-based firm McCormicks. The firm is a member of the Very High Cost Cases Panel and is instructed on general crime and fraud cases. Senior associate Sara Morgan is also of note and is instructed on professional regulatory work. Recent highlights for the team include defending individuals in cases involving sexual assault and historical sexual abuse, gangland shootings, drug conspiracy, and gross negligence manslaughter. Peter Minnikin was promoted to the partnership in August 2016 and is instructed on a range of general crime matters, including drug, violence and sexual offence cases, as well as a range of regulatory work.” - Legal 500