Our Credentials

drivingoffence.com is a division of Burton Copeland, a leading law firm based in the North West with a pre-eminent reputation in Criminal defence matters with an unparalleled breadth and depth of expertise. The firm has been recognised as 'Top Ranked' in leading law directory Chambers and holds two accolades from the 2014 Manchester Legal Awards, Crime Team of the Year and Regulatory Team of the Year.

drivingoffence.com is a dedicated motoring offence unit boasting a team of experienced advocates providing a seamless network of coverage throughout England & Wales, representing clients in as far as Truro to the West, Ashford in Kent in the South and Beddlington and Penrith in the far North East and North West of England.

drivingoffence.com has an enviable track record in the defence of speed camera offences, drink driving, dangerous driving and the many regulations which face the motorist and the transport industry.

drivingoffence.com have been involved in the training and development of numerous solicitors now operating independently in this specialised area of law.



Gwyn Lewis

Gwyn Lewis, the lead principal, has been a specialist in this area for some twenty eight years and is described in Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession as a leader in the field and 'resourceful and resolute.' In an area of law where detail is paramount he has made many worrying cases disappear.


Nick Terry

Nick trained and qualified as a solicitor in the motoring department, under the guidance of Gwyn Lewis. Nick boasts a formidable success rate in defending complex and technical motoring offences and acts regularly for a number of high profile individuals. Dealing with cases varying from speeding to causing death by dangerous driving, Nick is renowned for his professional approach, expert advice and resolute advocacy.