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6th December 2018

SRA Transparency Rules Cost & Service – Motor

Motoring offences Cost & Service: Fixed fee Our crime department is headed up by Steve Morris, Partner, and assisted by a team of professional criminal solicitors and legal clerks. We have over 30 years of experience covering all aspects of Criminal Law, and our defence solicitors are all qualified members of the duty solicitor schemes continue reading…

9th February 2018

Is it harassment to send your Valentine a card, flowers and chocolates this Valentine’s Day?

With the increase in allegations of harassment, especially in Hollywood, it has been a topic of conversation in the Press about what does and does not constitute harassment. This got us thinking, what about Valentine’s Day? A day when it is expected that you will shower your significant other or secret valentine with cards and continue reading…

8th September 2017

Do you use your Mobile Phone whilst Driving?

If you, like many others, use your mobile phone whilst driving, you should be ever more aware of the increase in the penalties. Mobile phones are used and relied upon heavily in our day to day lives, from taking and making phone calls to giving us directions. However, simply clicking on your phone to alter continue reading…

29th April 2016

Local Legal Team Supports Local Team

Despite the wind, snow and frost turning us blue, we will, as local Solicitors and Supporters of Leicester City, our local team, be putting a bit of blue in everything we do on Blue Friday although a suggestion of dressing as Smurfs may be going too far. No reds under the beds here!  We’re hoping continue reading…

19th January 2016

Day 12 New Year Resolution – Don’t commit a crime!

Whether it’s something minor such as motoring offences or something major such as murder, try not to commit the crime, but if you do, we’re always here to help. We offer free representation at the police station and are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can always contact us on our continue reading…

28th July 2015

Brian Dodds Memorial Prize 2015

The Partners at Dodds Solicitors are delighted to congratulate Kristyna Domokosova for the best performance in the criminal law exams at Leicester University.  She has therefore been awarded the Brian Dodds Memorial Prize for 2015. This prize was created by this firm in order to recognise the contribution made by our late senior partner to the continue reading…

23rd March 2015

Why was Lady Macbeth never Prosecuted?

Following on from our Shakespeare Week themed blogs last week, our Crime Department have been considering the culpability of Lady Macbeth in the play, Macbeth. You may remember that Macbeth was told by three witches that he would become King. To become King, King Duncan would need to die. Macbeth returned to his home and continue reading…

7th November 2013

Women’s prison reforms seek to strengthen families

New minister for female offenders Lord McNally has announced women’s prison reforms which aim to maintain family ties and lower reoffending rates. Under the new proposals, women will serve any prison sentence as close to home as possible, in order that they can easily see and maintain their bond with their children and other family continue reading…