Comments on Manchester riots from criminal lawyer representing a number of defendants

Oliver Gardner managing partner at criminal law practice Howards & Henry’s Solicitors. www.howardssolicitors.co.uk Howards is representing a number of defendants from alleged offences regarding the riots in Manchester. Oliver is available for interview and further comment – please use comments below (acknowledgement of use would be appreciated). The affects on defendents not involved in the…


Introduction of drugalyser won’t have expected impact unless key issues are addressed

The drugalyser could make a disastrous start to combating irresponsible and dangerous driving unless key issues are sorted out right now, claims specialist motoring lawyer Oliver Gardner. The drugalysers, arriving in police stations this month, are expected to significantly ratchet up pressure on motorists who drive under the influence of drugs. In 2008 only 253…


Motoring law specialist warns: think very carefully before enhancing records to speed car sale

SPECIALIST motoring solicitor Oliver Gardner is warning that anyone even faintly considering altering mileage or garage records to think again after a first time offender narrowly avoided jail. The case of Manchester car dealer Sebastien Jaziorko illustrates the gravity with which the law treats such offences. The court found that Jaziorko had presented receipts for…