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Transport and logistics

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The transport and logistics sector is complex and highly regulated. Failure to comply can result in heavy fines or your drivers and vehicles being taken off the road. Our specialist team understand your sector and the issues you face such as regulation and focus on environmental sustainability, increased competition (leading to market consolidation), outsourcing supply chain management and warehousing to 3PLs and the need for significant investment in technology. We help you focus on your business, achieving your commercial objectives whilst avoiding costly penalties.


  • Our clients – international and nationwide haulage and logistics companies and their insurers, as well as a substantial retail and manufacturing client base with their own distribution fleet or a requirement to outsource their distribution and warehousing arrangements. 
  • Breadth - over 25 years experience. 
  • Specialist logistics expertise - warehousing and distribution agreements (including specialist e-commerce advice), outsourcing agreements, operators’ licensing, conditions of carriage, leases of depots and hubs (both existing units and bespoke new builds), cross border transport issues, contesting public inquiries. 
  • Full range of legal services - in addition to our mainstream legal services such as property, regulatory matters, commercial agreements, corporate acquisitions and disposals, dispute resolution and employment; we also have specialists advising on intellectual property and brand protection, health and safety, IT and data protection.

A highly professional and experienced one-stop shop for all your legal needs; compliant operations; clear contractual arrangements; effective risk management.

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Sustainability in construction

The climate emergency has reached a point where real and substantial damage is being caused to both the planet and society. There has been a shift from planning and theorising the most effective solutions, to a phase where practical, efficient, and sustainable solutions are required at speed.

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Published articles

Hydrogen villages

First Hydrogen has identified 4 sites in the UK where it plans to locate large hydrogen refuelling stations for commercial vehicles. The sites will also accommodate on-site hydrogen production of between 20 and 40 MW (totalling 80 MW - 160 MW across all 4 locations) and will serve the urban areas of Greater Liverpool, Greater Manchester, London and the Thames Estuary. The plans form part of the Energy division’s strategy to develop green hydrogen production projects, initially in the UK and Canada.

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Blogs

80% hours for 100% pay? That’ll do nicely

As has been widely reported this week, some 3,000 UK workers are taking part in a six month trial to assess the viability of a four-day working week without any reduction in their normal pay.

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Press releases

Browne Jacobson dealmakers advise shareholders on the sale of automotive glass distributor Charles Pugh to international sustainable car care group

Browne Jacobson’s corporate dealmakers have advised the shareholders on the sale of UK market leading automotive glass specialists, Charles Pugh Holdings to Swedish listed company, Cary Group for an undisclosed sum.

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