Chambers 2019

Chambers 2019

Once again several of our departments and solicitors have been recognised in the annual rankings from Chambers & Partners. The family team are one of only two companies listed as Band 1 for Newcastle with 4 solicitors gaining individual rankings. Managing Partner...
Top Solicitors in Newcastle

Top Solicitors in Newcastle

David Gray Solicitors has once again been ranked as a Top Tier firm in the prestigious Legal 500 2019 directory. The Family and Crime teams were ranked as Tier 1 departments in the North of England category. The crime team are recognised in both the fraud and general...
The Police Interview Process

The Police Interview Process

For many of us, the prospect of a Police interview under caution is extremely daunting and you may not know what to expect or how the process works. The reason you are being interviewed under caution is because the Police suspect you to be responsible for a criminal...
The truth about cautions

The truth about cautions

Coronation Street viewers may have noticed a major legal blunder on a recent episode when it came to the issuing of a Police caution to Tim Metcalfe. Tim was arrested following an allegation of assault on Duncan Radfield, after he set wife Sally up following a fraud...
Released under Investigation

Released under Investigation

Contact our crime department 24/7 on 07764929487 or call our specialist police station adviser Hannah Mostoufi during office hours on  0191 243 8148 “You’re being released without bail… but remain under investigation”. “So, what happens now?”, you may ask. This is an...
Higher fines for speeding – the truth

Higher fines for speeding – the truth

Millions of drivers are in the dark over new £2,500 speeding fines coming into force next week! Daily Mail Speeding fines get bigger on Monday, and 80 per cent of drivers have no idea ! The Telegraph The truth is that only the top bracket of Speeding fines imposed at...

28-day limit on police bail comes into force in the UK

Today sees the introduction of new time limits being set on police bail. From today the police will only be able to impose pre-charge bail for up to 28 days. The new measures have been hailed as a positive move which will prevent thousands of people from languishing...

Northern Law Awards 2017

David Gray Solicitors LLP have been shortlisted for three Northern Law Awards.  The family, crime and property teams are celebrating after the shortlist of contenders were announced today (20 March 2017). The awards, running for the third time in the North East see...
Fraud allegations

Fraud allegations

New figures released by KPMG show that incidents of fraud taking place in the North East have increased significantly in the last 12 months.  Cases involving the theft of over £100,000 are labelled ‘major fraud cases’, and these have increased by 25% over the last...
It’s a six pointer

It’s a six pointer

6 POINTS FOR MOBILE PHONE USE From Wednesday 1 March 2017 the penalty for driving a vehicle while using a mobile phone will increase to 6 penalty points. Any new driver (within two years of passing the driving test) convicted of this offence will have their licence...