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Haulage

Fieldfisher's Transportation, Shipping and Logistics lawyers offer specialist road transport regulatory advice across all sectors of the road transport industry.


Notable deals and highlights

  • We have represented numerous HGV and PCV Operators at Public Inquiries, Preliminary Hearings and Transport Appeal Tribunal hearings.
  • We have represented transport companies who are being investigated and/or prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive.
  • Our team has advised company Directors in PACE interviews.
  • We have appeared on behalf of organisations/individuals in the Coroners’ Court. The audit provided by Fieldfisher is conducted by an experienced road transport lawyer who attends the site, reviews all documentation in relation to the transport operations, speaks with transport managers and operations directors and provides a full written report on the procedures that are in place.
  • We have advised drivers/operators in relation to death by dangerous/careless driving prosecutions.
  • We represented a driver in one of the first prosecutions for death by careless driving.
  • Our team has represented Passenger Carrying Vehicle Operators and freight transport operators of all sizes in Public Inquiries before the Traffic Commissioner and/or the Transport Appeal Tribunals.
  • We have advised transport operators on applications, renewals and variations of Operators’ Licences.
  • We advised operators on drivers’ hours policies.
  • We represent drivers/operators who are prosecuted for various road traffic matters in both the Magistrates’ and Crown Courts including: driving without due care, overloading offences and breach of drivers’ hours.
  • We have advised various organisations on work driving policies.
  • We have conducted High Court litigation and Judicial Reviews in relation to road transport matters.