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Geoffrey Miller Solicitors specialise in Driving Offences in England and Wales. Call our team of expert motoring solicitors for some free initial advice.

General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”) Privacy Notice

The GDPR are important European regulations which will introduce amendments to data protection law including introducing additional rights for individuals in relation to their personal and sensitive personal data. GDPR applies from 25 May 2018.

We keep all the information you provide to us confidentially, subject to certain legal obligations.

Controller Details

Jeanette Miller Law Limited, is a Limited Company Registered in England and Wales. Company No: 8214795. Our Managing Director, Jeanette Miller, is the point of contact for all queries involving Privacy, Data Protection or GDPR.

Our registered office is Unit 3 Digital Park, 3 Pacific Way, Salford (Media City), M50 1DR. Our telephone number is 0161 274 5580 and our email address is enquiries@motoroffence.co.uk

Geoffrey Miller Solicitors and J S Miller Solicitors are both trading names of Jeanette Miller Law Limited.

We are Authorised and Regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority  SRA No: 573314

Changes to this notice

We will need to update this privacy notice from time to time and we will place an updated version on our website or provide you a copy (free of charge) in another format if you require.

Your personal data

In the course of your dealing with us, we collect the following personal information when you provide it to us directly:

  • Identity & contact data – For example, name, address, date of birth, contact information (telephone and email
  • Identity information and documentation (where appropriate)
  • Financial data – including payment card detail
  • Additional information in relation to your case, which allows us to advise you and properly run your case.
  • Technical Data – including information we collect through your use of our websites (including relevant IP address, etc)

We use your personal information primarily to enable us to provide you with legal services under your contract with us. This includes the information and data you provide us with before you instruct us and sign a retainer. We also use your personal data for legal and regulatory compliance.

Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of our contract with you, and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have.

Why do we collect and use your personal data?

The following lawful bases to collect and use your personal or sensitive personal data are relied upon:

  1. Contractual obligations
  2. Legal Obligations
  3. Legitimate interests
  4. Your consent for marketing purposes

Accuracy of your data and changes

It is important that the personal data that we hold about you is current and accurate. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes.

You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all the personal data you supply to us, and we will not be held liable for any errors unless you have advised us previously of any changes in your personal data. Please therefore keep us informed if you move house, change your number or change your email address, for example.

3rd Parties and sharing of information

If we are working on your matter in conjunction with other professionals who are advising you, including experts or barristers we will assume, unless you notify us otherwise, that we may share and disclose relevant personal data and information about your matter to them. If you do not agree to this sharing of information, we will discuss with you the impact upon your case and the prospects of success.

Occasionally we will outsource some work, primarily to a cost draftsman if necessary to ensure that you receive the best possible service. We always have appropriate agreements in place with any 3rd party to ensure your confidentiality.

There may be occasions when we are under a legal duty to share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities, including the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Information Commissioner. We are required to share this information under Legal Obligation.

Some of our client files may be audited be external auditors to ensure we meet our legal, quality and financial management standards. In addition we may have to pass some information to our professional indemnity insurers and to our financial auditors if required.

Security of your data

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or the law requires us to.

Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy. We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong physical and electronic security safeguards. We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the relevant legislation.

Our IT providers are subject to confidentiality agreements with us and we make sure that they meet GDPR obligations. All of the personal information you provide to us is kept in the UK and we do not transfer it out of the UK unless you instruct us to.

We have measures in place to prevent your data being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way. All our staff who have access to your data are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We in place a procedure to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and/or the regulator of a suspected data security breach if we are legally required to.

How long your personal data will be kept

We will hold your personal data plus your file for a period of time after our contract with you has concluded. We will confirm this to you at the end of your case and in our retainer letter. After this time, your file of papers will be destroyed confidentially without further reference to you, unless you specifically request that we retain it for longer.

We may be required to retain basic information on our electronic database for a longer period of time if that is needed to comply with a regulatory obligation or some other necessary function.

Applying for a Job with us

If you wish for us to consider you for employment and send in your CV or apply via an online form, we will need to use your data to consider your suitability for the role. We will keep your details for 12 months following the end of the recruitment process, which led to you providing us with your details.

Consent to marketing emails

We are committed to only sending relevant and informative emails to our contacts on a relatively infrequent basis that are for marketing purposes and not as part of our contractual relationship with a client, present or past, (For example, when the laws concerning drug driving were introduced in 2015). We have no plans to increase the frequency of these emails which tend to be prompted by changes in the law. Our intention is to merely keep you informed in case you need us again in the future. However, if you want to be kept informed, we need you to confirm that you are still happy to receive these emails from us. If you don’t opt-in, you won’t receive our helpful legal update emails that could be classed as marketing anymore.

If you provide your consent to these emails, you may withdraw it at any time by contacting us on enquiries@motoroffence.co.uk. If you do consent we may use third party software in relation to the marketing communications, but we will ensure we have confidentiality agreements with them.

If you are an existing client of the firm or we are still holding your file or documents in accordance with our contractual or legal obligations, we may still need to contact you if it relates to those obligations.

Your rights Under GDPR

You have important rights under the GDPR. Please refer to the Information Commissioners Website for full details. Not all of the rights are automatically applicable to all circumstances. However, the rights include, right to be informed, right of access, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restrict processing, right to data portability, right to object and rights relating to data profiling

You have to right to access your personal information by making a Subject Access Request. There will generally be no charge for this and in normal circumstances we will respond to the request in full within one month after receiving the required information from you. If that is not the case, we will explain to you.  If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us using the details above. We will need enough information to identify you and we will also request from you proof of your identity.

Our website

Links from our website – Our website may contain links to other websites. Please note that we have no control of external websites. If you provide information to a website to which we link, we are not responsible for its protection and privacy. Always be wary when submitting data to websites. Read the site’s data protection and privacy policies fully.

Cookies – Websites must get your agreement before they set certain types of cookie on your computer or handheld device. Our website uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers. We may use cookies to remember personal settings you have chosen at our website. In no other context do we use cookies to collect information that identifies you personally. Most of the cookies we set are automatically deleted from your computer when you leave our website or shortly afterwards. Complete information about the cookies we may set on your browser appears below.

Cookies set by Motoroffence.co.uk – Below is a list of cookies set by the Motoroffence.co.uk website, with a brief description of what each cookie is used for.

Cookie NameUseExpires
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wordfence_verifiedHumanWordfence, to protect the site against malicious users.When you close your browser.
wp-settingsThis is used to customize your view of the main website interface.When you close your browser.

Third-party Cookies – Below is a list of third-party cookies set by a number of the services we use to add value and convenience to your experience when browsing our website. There is a brief description of what each cookie is used for below

Cookie NameUseExpires
__utmaGoogle Analytics, used to distinguish users and sessions.1 Year.
__gaGoogle Analytics, used to distinguish users.2 Years.
__atuvcAddThis social sharing widget to enable visitors to share content.2 Years.
APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSIDUsed by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing pages with Google maps on them.2 Years.

Complaints

We would ask that in the first instance you contact our Legal Manager who has responsibility for client care, who would contact you, and attempt to resolve the matter to your satisfaction. Alternatively you can contact our managing Director, Jeanette Miller.

You can also lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted here or telephone 0303 123 1113.

How to contact us

Please contact us on the details at the start of this policy if you have any questions. If you would like this notice in another format please let us know and we will provide it to you free of charge.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US

“For your money, you get an incredible amount of personal and legal support and the best representation. When I felt all was lost, Geoffrey Miller gave me hope and the opportunity to hear those precious words “case dismissed”. Great service, money well spent and I can get on with my life which has been on hold. Thank you Geoffrey Miller!…”Read More

Ms Samantha Stacey Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Case Discontinued

“I didn’t even consider entering a not guilty plea as didn’t think these charges were able to be challenged. Geoffrey Miller were fantastic the whole way through. So reassuring and knowledgeable at what they do. My life would have changed dramatically had I not challenged my charge by following their sound advice. Eternally grateful…”Read More

Mr Prosser Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“I can honestly say, hand on heart, that through every step of this harrowing experience the support, guidance and advice has been second to none. My fantastic caseworker, well what can I say the sheer amount of guidance and work he put into my case I think speaks for itself. My case was dropped and I was acquitted. I would very highly recommend this company…” Read More

Ms D.L Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Case Dropped

“My previous solicitor told me to plead guilty and face a reduced sentence. Frankly I found the advice given was ludicrous as I believed the test results were wrong, so I did some research and found Geoffrey Miller Solicitors. I spoke to Jeanette Miller for over 45 minutes and she thought I had a case. The result, as predicted, was that the Judge dismissed the case and I was free to get on with my life thanks to Geoffrey Miller Solicitors…” Read More

Mr Danny Wilde Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Case Dismissed

“When I was arrested and charged I thought I had no chance. Tried another solicitors first and felt so down. Geoffrey Miller were brilliant from the start and got a brilliant result. Very very happy and can’t recommend highly enough. Thank you!”

Anonymous 45 Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Not Guilty

“I was charged with drink driving, but the roadside reading and the final result at the police station were remarkably different. I located Geoffrey Miller Solicitors on the internet and they advised me that the case was worth fighting and I decided to proceed. I was cleared of any wrong doing in the appeal court. The barrister was superb throughout as were the staff at Geoffrey Millers…” Read More

Andrew Quinn Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Ban Appealed

“Not sure where to start… But, thank you. You held my hand through the 9 months and I couldn’t have asked for more. Your team did a very awesome job and the selected advocate’s performance brilliant. They all have played an amazing part and have made me have a smile even while writing this. Kudos Geoffrey Miller Solicitors! Read More

Kobey Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“Wow what a result! Without a doubt I can honestly say Geoffrey Miller Solicitors is worth every penny and more. Their professional team worked tirelessly behind the scenes to keep me up-to-date every step of the way. I really cannot recommend Geoffrey Miller’s highly enough! They’re completely different to any other Solicitors. Read More

Mr James Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“After a sleepless night, I searched the internet for help and contacted three law firms. Geoffrey Miller was the fastest to get back to me, the most reassuring and professional by far. Having met with solicitor Tara Boyle, I knew they would do the best for me. I was acquitted. I cannot recommend them enough… Read More

Anonymous 18 Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“I am grateful to Geoffrey Miller Solicitors for my favourable outcome after my case was thrown out of court. The impact of such a charge and conviction would have had far reaching and unfair effects for not only myself but my family and I could not be happier with the service and attention to detail provided. Many thanks… Read More

Mr J Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Case Discontinued

“I was arrested for drink driving and blew over the legal limit at the roadside. After speaking with Geoffrey Miller Solicitors, I knew that this was the company I wanted to fight my corner. I cannot thank them enough for their expertise, time and care in helping me through a terrible time. I would recommend them without any hesitation… Read More

Mr Lee Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Case Dropped

“Geoffrey Miller Solicitors were brilliant handling my drink driving case. Geoffrey Miller Solicitors calmed me straight away, were professional in their service. They were fully informative at all times and in the court room got the best possible result they could have with a ban reduced. An excellent service all round!… Read More

Anonymous 16
Drink Driving / Ban Reduced

“I was arrested for a drug driving offence, a blood sample was taken which read a high level of cannabis, after speaking with a representative of Geoffrey Miller decided to give them instructions to act on my behalf, everything was dealt with quickly and efficiently with acquittal being the final result… Read More

Mr Williams Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Case Thrown Out

“Geoffrey Miller Solicitors are outstanding. From the first day I called them about my accusation of drink driving, they calmed me down and helped me each step of the way. The barrister at my trial was first class, delivered the verdict I was hoping for and saved my driving licence. Would recommend to anyone else in the same situation… Read More

Mr Mead Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“Geoffrey Miller Solicitors were excellent from start to finish. Inspiring hope from the first contact, advising all the way and I knew they would defend my drug driving case robustly. They delivered on their promise and exceeded all expectations. I would not be where I am today without their help. Thank you and thank you again… Read More

Anonymous 19 Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Case Thrown Out

“I was charged with driving whilst unfit through (prescription) drugs following a minor collision with another vehicle in a supermarket car park. I was found not guilty at trial. I was very happy with the firm’s expertise. The barrister at trial, was excellent and I would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone… Read More

D. Gallington Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Not Guilty

“This company could not of handled it better, I am absolutely blown away with the outcome, they use the best people you could ask. I would especially like to thank Vicky for helping me through each stage so professionally, and again the outcome. Very happy – would definitely recommend to anyone in the same or similar position… Read More

Anonymous 20 Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“I obviously cannot thank you enough. I was told by a top criminal London lawyer when I was charged that there was no point in challenging this. You have done exactly what you said you would do and it is clear your drink driving success rates are hard earned and not just fantasy. Very many thanks to you and all your team involved!… Read More

Anonymous 15
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“Having been charged with driving under the influence of Drugs. I engaged the services of Geoffrey Miller Solicitors and as a result have since been acquitted. I would not hesitate to recommend Geoffrey Miller Solicitors to anyone who finds themselves in any similar circumstance and consider the costs encountered the best value for money I have ever received… Read More

Anonymous 12 Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“From the very first time I spoke to Geoffrey Miller Solicitors. I knew this was THE ONLY firm that was really listening and understood my problem. Without Geoffrey Miller I would not be where I am today, acquitted. If you are serious about defending your motoring offence then Geoffrey Miller are the only firm to represent you… Read More

Mr R Raj
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“I’m absolutely delighted that I chose Geoffrey Miller to represent me, they are undoubtedly the best at what they do. At one point I thought the case in court was going to go terribly wrong but my barrister used his experience and expertise to deal with a Judge who didn’t like the way you guys work!!! But hey, we won the case… Read More

Mr M Fairbrother Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Case Dropped

“After one phone call with Geoffrey Miller Solicitors I was immediately more confident and it felt like a weight off my shoulders. All charges against me were dropped and I was acquitted. I would highly recommend Geoffrey Miller Solicitors to anyone who has found themselves in any trouble related to a drink driving offence… Read More

Mr M
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“I was arrested for drug driving and my blood sample came back as 3.5 times over the legal limit. At trial it only took 40 minutes for my lawyer they provided to get the judges to drop the case and get me acquitted. Overall the team provided an excellent service and i would recommend to anyone in a similar situation to me… Read More

Mr J Smith Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“I looked online and called a few solicitors who specialise in motoring offences. Jeanette was the most switched on and gave the best legal advice how to proceed. I felt confident instructing her. I got the best possible outcome and my plea of exceptional hardship was successful and I received a reduced fine. Really pleased… Read More

Mrs K
Totting Up / Ban Avoided

“Within one hour my call was returned by Jeanette Miller, the MD. Very impressive as it was the 27th Dec! She was able to calm and reassure me that it was quite possible to beat the charges laid against me. My two excellent barristers assigned to me were fantastic. I am very pleased to be able to say my case was dismissed and I was acquitted… Read More

Mr Anon Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“After being wrongly charged with drink driving I knew I needed help. From start to finish Geoffrey Miller Solicitors explained why the charges would not stand up to their scrutiny. The whole sorry saga played out exactly as outlined in my first conversation with Jeanette Miller. These guys really know what they are doing!… Read More

Mr J
Drink Driving / Case Thrown Out

“I am writing to express my intense and sincere gratitude for everything. Firstly, I thank you for allowing me to pay your fees, in installments. Secondly, many thanks for Victoria Brennan and my barristers. A team that worked seamlessly and tirelessly together, to achieve a phenomenal result in my favour. Top marks to them… Read More

Mr AO Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“Facing a tough drink driving case, GM were able to structure, manage and execute a winning argument and gain a result at the end. The service from start to finish, was second-to-none. I would recommend anyone to use Geoffrey Miller if they need a law firm who really does care about each case and most importantly gets results… Read More

Mr Whitehouse
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“My drug driving case despite appearing complex was handled with professionalism and expertise by all associated with Geoffrey Miller Solicitors. The case ran very smoothly and efficiently and it’s apparent that you and your case are at the forefront of everything that they are trying to achieve… Read More

Mr. H Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“Thank you very much to the incredible team of Geoffrey Millers Solicitors. Hiring this team was absolutely worth it. Thank you so much for saving me unnecessary embarrassment with this case and for saving me the ridiculousness of this trial. It was 1000x better knowing I had you on my side. I am truly appreciative… Read More

Carmella Kelly Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Case Dropped

“We chose Geoffrey Miller Solicitors after being recommended and doing some research. After making contact for the first time by phone, I found all of your staff very professional, sympathetic and very knowledgeable about the offence and really put my mind at rest. I would definitely recommend Geoffrey Miller Solicitors… Read More

Mr Wells Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Case Dropped

“I got charged for Drug Driving in May 2016 and rang every solicitor I could possibly find who specialised in this area of law. Some were good and others were ok but after speaking to Geoffrey Millers Solicitors I knew I had found a firm that was perfect for me. The main reason I chose them was due to their record of success… Read More

Mr A Drug Driving Testimonial
Drug Driving / Acquitted

“My car was not drivable and i was charged with both drink driving and drunk in charge after a reading of 103. My job means that losing my license would not only impact me but also a number of people who rely on me to drive. I was represented by someone who seemed to genuinely care. With the correct strategy my case ended with an acquittal… Read More

James Drink Driving Testimonial 2
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“To anybody out there who is in trouble for a driving offence I would urge in the strongest terms possible to instruct this firm. They were quite simply incredible. They never gave up, fought the case brilliantly and secured my acquittal in a masterful way. Just incredible. Don’t go anywhere else – this is the one and only firm. Absolutely brilliant!!… Read More

Anonymous 31 Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“I believed my case was a ‘no hoper’, until I carried out some online research and came across the Geoffrey Miller Solicitors web site and read some of their case results and outcomes. They are professional, thorough, emphatic, supportive and I would recommend them to any unfortunate who winds up with an offence the way I did… ”Read More

Sydney King Failing to Provide a Specimen Testimonial
Failing to Provide a Specimen / Acquitted

“I cannot find the words to truly express my gratitude to this Law Firm. Within a few hours of being in court my barrister put such a dent in the prosecutions case that he made a half time submission of No Case To Answer! My life can now go on, I feel like I can breath again! Do not hesitate to instruct this firm, I am eternally grateful… ”Read More

Mr S F Failing to Provide a Specimen Testimonial
Failing to Provide a Specimen / Acquitted

“I blew 93 at the police station for Drink Driving. After requesting a call back with Geoffrey Miller Solicitors, within 5 minutes Jeanette Miller (The Managing Director herself) called me back and took over 40 minutes of her time on a Sunday evening explaining my options. They secured my acquittal. I honestly cannot thank the team enough! ”Read More

Anonymous 37 Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Acquitted

“My case related to driving with excess alcohol levels. From the point of contact with Geoffrey Millers I was assured that they could handle my case. I was given all relevant pros and cons of pleading guilty or not guilty and felt confident after my consultation that I wanted the firm to handle my case and my case was successfully appealed…”Read More

Mark B Drink Driving Testimonial
Drink Driving / Case Thrown Out

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