The Nations Leading Drink Driving Solicitors

With two decades of motoring offences experience and hundreds of happy clients, we believe Parnell & Peel are ideally placed to obtain the best result for you.

Drink Driving

Drink Driving

Drink Driving Solicitors

If you have been charged with a drink driving offence, we strongly advise you to contact our specialist drink driving solicitors. We have an excellent track record, having successfully defended 87% of all drink driving cases we have dealt with.


Even if you think there is no chance of winning, we know what tactics to use to your advantage. Often, we secure a better outcome than our clients could ever have hoped for.

The easiest thing to do is to speak with one of our legal team please.  Please either call us on 033 03411690 or make a Free Online Enquiry. All enquiries are completely confidential.

“My family and friends were sceptical about using Solicitors after I was stopped for drink driving. Parnell & Peel Solicitors were willing take a case on that others told was hopeless. I am astounded by Abdul and his teams brilliance in helping me to avoid conviction. If you have been stopped for drink driving do not hesitate to use Parnell & Peel Solicitors.”

Thomas Mcdonagh

Contacted Pamell and Peel on Friday re a driving offence.

Answered immediately.

Abdul has been extremely helpful.

I would definitely recommend.

Ewan B

Serving England and Wales

We represent clients across England and Wales. We have offices in Birmingham, Manchester, London and Huddersfield. Wherever you live, we can help you.

Find out more about -

  • UK drink driving law
  • How to avoid a drink driving ban
  • Drink driving special reasons
  • Drink driving charges
  • Penalties for drink driving
  • Drink driving UK stats

We are on your side

At Parnell and Peel Solicitors, we know how daunting it is to face a drink driving charge. Going to court is not something most people are used to. Along with this anxiety, there is the worry that your driving record will be tainted with a drink driving conviction. There is also the possibility that you will lose your licence. No doubt, this will have a major impact on your life. It may even result in you losing your job.

If you have been charged with a drink driving offence, our solicitors know how you are feeling. We are here to help you. We use our knowledge and expertise to get the best possible outcome in your case. You might assume that you have to plead guilty, or that there is no way you can avoid a conviction. However, we know how to win cases that are seemingly open and shut.

How do we do it?

We specialise in drink driving cases. Over the years, we have developed a number of technical defences. These can be argued in court to ensure you keep your driving licence. The burden of proof is on the prosecution to prove that you are guilty. Often, it is possible to pick holes in the evidence. Sometimes, we can prevent the evidence being used entirely, especially if there have been procedural errors.

If you had a breath test

Most people charged with drink driving have undergone two breath tests. Consequently, the prosecution’s case hinges on the results of the ECB machine. However, these machines do go wrong. Additionally, the police do not always follow the correct procedures when using them. We can test all the components of the prosecution’s case against you, highlighting if any errors have been made. This might include if -

  • The ECB machine has not been calibrated
  • The prosecution cannot provide calibration documents going back over a period of six months
  • The correct breath test procedure was not performed
  • The police failed to perform an identification parade

We have successfully won cases using all the arguments listed above. It takes a specialist to investigate the conduct of the police, and to know where corners have been cut. If we can establish this, it could mean the evidence against you cannot be used.

If you had a blood test

In certain circumstances, the police will take a blood sample instead of a breath test. There are five grounds under which a blood test can be requested. Often, the police do not understand these grounds, nor do they follow the correct procedures. If a mistake is made, the request for the blood sample could be rendered unlawful. If we can prove this, the evidence cannot be used against you. For example, it could be that -

  • You did not give express consent
  • The samples were not labelled and transported properly
  • The police cannot prove the blood sample is yours
  • The forensic laboratory did not carry out the testing in the correct manner
  • A sufficient sample was not taken

Talk To A Specialist In Total Confidence.

For immediate assistance, please either call us on 033 03411690 or make a Free Online Enquiry. All enquiries are completely confidential.

“Stopped for drink driving, I started a dream job, and I could have lost everything, Kieran was brilliant at putting forward detailed legal arguments, which resulted in the prosecution offering no evidence in my case. Unbelievable, Thank you to Parnell & Peel Solicitors.”

Oliver Reith

Abdul Ali was extremely helpful and re-assuring throughout the process.

He was always available and on-call even outside your traditional working hours.

I’d highly recommend Abdul as with his experience and confidence regarding the matter, he’s always comfortable in dealing with it as he’s been there and done it many times before!

Ashraf Kizito

I am extremely grateful for the exceptional services provided by solicitor Abdul in my drink-driving case.

His expertise and dedication resulted in a successful outcome even before we went to court.

I was impressed by his thorough understanding of the legal system and his ability to navigate through the complexities of my case.

I highly recommend Abdul for anyone in need of a reliable and skilled solicitor.

Thank you for your outstanding work!

Gani Qufaj

Mr Abdul Ali took my case on a few weeks before my case, he understood how vital it was for me to not get a ban on my driving licence due to totting up of points.

He was reassuring all through out the build up to my case, he guided me all through the information I would need for presenting evidence for an exceptional hardship case and on the day went through how the court process would be.

I was very nervous but through his expertise and guidance I was able to present my case and was successful in not being banned from driving.

I could not state highly enough how valuable he was to my case and me personally as soon as I met him I knew he was the right solicitor for me.

He took the time to understand my case and what I had to loose and did everything in professional capacity in court to ensure I received the verdict that I wanted.

I would highly recommend his services and expertise to anyone in such driving offences situation.

Kindera Hopkins

Amazing support from Abdul.

I had charge from the court for 12 points for two different incidents.

Abdul assisted me with this like family and finally got out of the charges. It was nearly a year journey and I never felt left alone.

I recommend everyone to seek advice from him, very knowledgeable and helpful.

Waarisha Iffat

These guys are the real deal. Abdul was absolutely excellent in dealing with my drink driving case. We didn’t have a very strong case but thanks to his preparation, perseverance and calm approach in court, the charge was dropped.

In court, Abdul was quick thinking and really dictated the speed and flow of proceedings, taking time to properly consider the argument put forward and close down the prosecution.

Highly recommend.

Archie1254

Contacted Pamell and Peel on Friday re a driving offence.

Answered immediately.

Abdul has been extremely helpful.

I would definitely recommend.

Ewan B

Wow, words cannot express how happy I am today when I was told the good news by Abdul that my drink drive court case has been dropped.

From the very first day I contacted Abdul when i was charged with drink drive offense, he assured me to calm down and that he will do all he can to get me the possible outcome and that is exacted what I had.

I will 100% recommend Parnell and Peel Solicitors to you if you find yourself at the wrong side of the law.

Once again, thank you Abdul, Thank you Parnell and Peel Solicitors.

Leonard A

“My family and friends were sceptical about using Solicitors after I was stopped for drink driving. Parnell & Peel Solicitors were willing take a case on that others told was hopeless. I am astounded by Abdul and his teams brilliance in helping me to avoid conviction. If you have been stopped for drink driving do not hesitate to use Parnell & Peel Solicitors.”

Thomas Mcdonagh

They done the impossible, got caught drink driving, I thought I would lose my license, however Abdul Ali insisted that I had a case, I just decided to take the risk, it went a lot better than I could have ever imagined.

He managed to drop my case before it got to the second trial, the whole experience was very smooth and he was very positive and uplifting throughout the whole process.

Just trust them and leave them to do their job.

THEY WILL SORT IT.

Will recommend them to everyone!

Mani Sameni

Drink driving- Not guilty.

Worth every penny!

I was certain I would lose my license at the time.

After contacting Parnell and Peel, Abdul quickly filled me with confidence and explained in great detail how he would defend my case.

He clearly has a lot of experience and knowledge.

In the end I didn’t even need to go to trial as my case was dropped a few days before, all thanks to Abdul and his team.

I can’t thank him enough and I would highly recommend Parnell and Peel solicitors to anyone.

Louis Harrison

“Hi Abdul, I would like to thank you and your team for looking after me after been charged with Drink Driving, from the initial contact with Nancy to speaking to you and especially Keiran who represented me in court, who I can’t thank enough. When I thought there was no hope you and Kieran sorted what I thought was a hopeless case. I would strongly recommend you to anyone in the same position. Again thank you to you and your team.”

Nigel Murray

After a gruelling process of putting forward a post consumption defence the CPS failed to counter defend the evidence presented by the team at Parnell and Peel.

I’m a happy man and glad I get to keep my licence!

Ismail A

First of all I would like to start with a massive Thankyou to Abdul Ali and his team.

This is to be my first review as I have never ever posted one.

I was charged with Failure To Provide Specimen with the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

The prosecution was looking to throw the book at me give a custodial sentence however due to Abdul’s above and beyond examination of the evidence it was concluded that the prosecution had no case as they had no evidence of me driving the car.

If you are in trouble it is always worth getting legal advice and seeing what can be done.

This guy is an extremely educated person and knows exactly what he is talking about.

He was throughout in contact even answering my phone at stupid times when I used to have some questions so I got to give it to him for his dedication.

All in all I would definitely say this firm and Abdul Ali is definitely someone I’d blindly put my trust in.

Jeremiah Daniel

Abdul was brilliant to work with.

Answered all calls and texts with helpful information and on the day of court.

He got me the outcome I wanted

Anna Heywood

I was stopped for drink drive I was devastated as I stood on the verge of losing everything

I spoke to Abdul and he was reassuring and informed me that we could put a technical defence forward.

The prosecution on the day of the trial offered no evidence.

I am so grateful to the team at Parnel.

My experience was excellent particular thanks go to Abdul

Eliza A

Can’t recommend Abdul and his team enough.

Even when I taught there was nothing I could Abdul reassured he would do everything he could.

Very perfessional and were always at the other end of the phone.

Received the best outcome there is and kept my license.

Kevin Murray
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If a blood sample is taken at hospital, there are further requirements for the police to meet. For instance, the sample must be taken by the doctor who is supervising you.

We have successfully defended 92% of all blood cases we have dealt with, and 97% of all hospital blood cases.

01.

Motoring
Law

We have a highly dedicated and specialised team of motoring solicitors based throughout Manchester, Cheshire, West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire

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02.

Drink
Driving

If you have been charged with a drink driving offence, we strongly advise you to contact our specialist solicitors. We have an excellent track record

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03.

Drug
Driving

There are strict drug driving laws regarding the use of over-the-counter, prescribed and illegal drugs. It is illegal to drive with any drug in your system

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04.

Totting up
Ban

You will be in danger of incurring a totting up ban if you accrue 12 penalty points on your licence within any 3-year period. If you are in Manchester

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If you had a urine test

Urine tests are rarely performed. When it does happen, we will question whether there was lawful consent, at what point the urine was taken, whether your bladder had been completely emptied, and whether there was an intervening time period between giving the two samples. All these things dictate whether the proper procedural requirements were met. We will also investigate the conduct of the testing laboratory.

We have successfully defended 93% of all urine cases we have dealt with.

Special reasons

It may also be possible to argue a case of special reasons. This means that you did drive while over the limit, but only due to mitigating circumstances. For instance, perhaps there was a medical emergency or your drink was laced and you did not know. We have won 91% of all drink driving special reasons cases we have dealt with.

Talk To A Specialist In Total Confidence.

For immediate assistance, please either call us on 033 03411690 or make a Free Online Enquiry. All enquiries are completely confidential.

87%

Drink Drive Breath of clients kept their driving licence

92%

Drink Drive Blood clients kept their driving licence

96%

Drink Drive Blood/Hospital clients kept their driving licence

97%

Exceptional Hardship clients kept their driving licence

95%

No Insurance clients kept their driving licence

Why Choose Us

Parnell & Peel Solicitors make the whole process simple, from the very outset our Solicitors will guide you step by step through the merits of your case, the potential outcome, and most importantly, we will tell you how much our services are going to cost. We are proud to offer the Parnell & Peel Solicitors Pledge.

Free Initial Consultation – We offer a free initial consultation with an experienced Solicitor.

Ease of Communication – We will not bombard you with legal jargon and technical terms.

Personalised Service – We cater for the individual needs of every client.

Professional – We have a dedicated and specialised team of lawyers, who are experts in drink driving offences.

Passion & Success – We passionately believe in achieving a successful outcome.

Reputable and Reliable – Our firm is independent and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority,

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We appreciate that engaging the services of a Solicitor can often be strenuous and very much a daunting experience. Getting the right Solicitors to deal with your case will often be the difference between success and failure.

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What Our Clients Say

“Hi Abdul, I would like to thank you and your team for looking after me after been charged with Drink Driving, from the initial contact with Nancy to speaking to you and especially Keiran who represented me in court, who I can’t thank enough. When I thought there was no hope you and Kieran sorted what I thought was a hopeless case. I would strongly recommend you to anyone in the same position. Again thank you to you and your team.”

Nigel Murray

“My family and friends were sceptical about using Solicitors after I was stopped for drink driving. Parnell & Peel Solicitors were willing take a case on that others told was hopeless. I am astounded by Abdul and his teams brilliance in helping me to avoid conviction. If you have been stopped for drink driving do not hesitate to use Parnell & Peel Solicitors.”

Thomas Mcdonagh

“Stopped for drink driving, I started a dream job, and I could have lost everything, Kieran was brilliant at putting forward detailed legal arguments, which resulted in the prosecution offering no evidence in my case. Unbelievable, Thank you to Parnell & Peel Solicitors.”

Oliver Reith

Pricey but when you have your livelihood at stake definitely worth it. No jargon Abdul was just great at explaining away difficult concepts very easily. The barrister used was also fantastic. They are a great firm.”

Mizlain Walton

Parnell and Peel what can you say. Abdul was amazing meticulous and professional throughout. Great customer care and friendly team. Everything was outstanding. Fantastic team, fantastic result.”

Alina Arten

“It was the worse time of my life. My nephew had made allegation against me. I contacted Parnell and Peel, and from the very first conversation with Abdul, I knew he was the one to help me. Parnell used many experts including psychological ones to show that my nephew was not telling the truth, old phone records were also used to provide me with a defence. I was relieved when the Prosecution dropped by Case. I will forever be grateful to the team at Parnell.”

RT

“Thank You, Thank you. I believed my life had ended. I was falsely accused of Rape and I didn’t know where to turn to. I contacted many solicitors, until deciding upon Parnell. It’s the best decision I ever made. The Prosecution offered no evidence, during the Crown Court hearing.”

MS

“Parnell and Peel are magnificent, not only are they excellent at their jobs, but they are humans. Abdul was truly amazing, as was the whole team. The thought of prison for something I did not do was truly terrifying. Abduls amazing eye for detail saved the day. The prosecution had noty followed the correct procedure, and the witnesses had lied on oath. I was found not guilty”

JW

“Brilliant, absolutely amazing firm. I contacted Abdul, having spoken to other firms, although more expensive, you simply get what you pay for. Attentive, inquisitive, and fantastic in Court, both Abdul and John wo represented me during my trial were excellent. Found not guilty of historic allegations.”

Anonymous

These guys are the real deal. Abdul was absolutely excellent in dealing with my drink driving case. We didn’t have a very strong case but thanks to his preparation, perseverance and calm approach in court, the charge was dropped.

In court, Abdul was quick thinking and really dictated the speed and flow of proceedings, taking time to properly consider the argument put forward and close down the prosecution.

Highly recommend.

Archie1254

Amazing support from Abdul.

I had charge from the court for 12 points for two different incidents.

Abdul assisted me with this like family and finally got out of the charges. It was nearly a year journey and I never felt left alone.

I recommend everyone to seek advice from him, very knowledgeable and helpful.

Waarisha Iffat

They done the impossible, got caught drink driving, I thought I would lose my license, however Abdul Ali insisted that I had a case, I just decided to take the risk, it went a lot better than I could have ever imagined.

He managed to drop my case before it got to the second trial, the whole experience was very smooth and he was very positive and uplifting throughout the whole process.

Just trust them and leave them to do their job.

THEY WILL SORT IT.

Will recommend them to everyone!

Mani Sameni

Mr Abdul Ali took my case on a few weeks before my case, he understood how vital it was for me to not get a ban on my driving licence due to totting up of points.

He was reassuring all through out the build up to my case, he guided me all through the information I would need for presenting evidence for an exceptional hardship case and on the day went through how the court process would be.

I was very nervous but through his expertise and guidance I was able to present my case and was successful in not being banned from driving.

I could not state highly enough how valuable he was to my case and me personally as soon as I met him I knew he was the right solicitor for me.

He took the time to understand my case and what I had to loose and did everything in professional capacity in court to ensure I received the verdict that I wanted.

I would highly recommend his services and expertise to anyone in such driving offences situation.

Kindera Hopkins

Abdul Ali was extremely helpful and re-assuring throughout the process.

He was always available and on-call even outside your traditional working hours.

I’d highly recommend Abdul as with his experience and confidence regarding the matter, he’s always comfortable in dealing with it as he’s been there and done it many times before!

Ashraf Kizito

I am extremely grateful for the exceptional services provided by solicitor Abdul in my drink-driving case.

His expertise and dedication resulted in a successful outcome even before we went to court.

I was impressed by his thorough understanding of the legal system and his ability to navigate through the complexities of my case.

I highly recommend Abdul for anyone in need of a reliable and skilled solicitor.

Thank you for your outstanding work!

Gani Qufaj

First of all I would like to start with a massive Thankyou to Abdul Ali and his team.

This is to be my first review as I have never ever posted one.

I was charged with Failure To Provide Specimen with the suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

The prosecution was looking to throw the book at me give a custodial sentence however due to Abdul’s above and beyond examination of the evidence it was concluded that the prosecution had no case as they had no evidence of me driving the car.

If you are in trouble it is always worth getting legal advice and seeing what can be done.

This guy is an extremely educated person and knows exactly what he is talking about.

He was throughout in contact even answering my phone at stupid times when I used to have some questions so I got to give it to him for his dedication.

All in all I would definitely say this firm and Abdul Ali is definitely someone I’d blindly put my trust in.

Jeremiah Daniel

Abdul was brilliant to work with.

Answered all calls and texts with helpful information and on the day of court.

He got me the outcome I wanted

Anna Heywood

Can’t recommend Abdul and his team enough.

Even when I taught there was nothing I could Abdul reassured he would do everything he could.

Very perfessional and were always at the other end of the phone.

Received the best outcome there is and kept my license.

Kevin Murray

Drink driving- Not guilty.

Worth every penny!

I was certain I would lose my license at the time.

After contacting Parnell and Peel, Abdul quickly filled me with confidence and explained in great detail how he would defend my case.

He clearly has a lot of experience and knowledge.

In the end I didn’t even need to go to trial as my case was dropped a few days before, all thanks to Abdul and his team.

I can’t thank him enough and I would highly recommend Parnell and Peel solicitors to anyone.

Louis Harrison

Wow, words cannot express how happy I am today when I was told the good news by Abdul that my drink drive court case has been dropped.

From the very first day I contacted Abdul when i was charged with drink drive offense, he assured me to calm down and that he will do all he can to get me the possible outcome and that is exacted what I had.

I will 100% recommend Parnell and Peel Solicitors to you if you find yourself at the wrong side of the law.

Once again, thank you Abdul, Thank you Parnell and Peel Solicitors.

Leonard A

After a gruelling process of putting forward a post consumption defence the CPS failed to counter defend the evidence presented by the team at Parnell and Peel.

I’m a happy man and glad I get to keep my licence!

Ismail A

Contacted Pamell and Peel on Friday re a driving offence.

Answered immediately.

Abdul has been extremely helpful.

I would definitely recommend.

Ewan B

I was stopped for drink drive I was devastated as I stood on the verge of losing everything

I spoke to Abdul and he was reassuring and informed me that we could put a technical defence forward.

The prosecution on the day of the trial offered no evidence.

I am so grateful to the team at Parnel.

My experience was excellent particular thanks go to Abdul

Eliza A