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Transport and logistics


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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IR35 rules to be scrapped from April 2023

The Chancellor’s recent mini-budget provided a significant announcement for business as it was confirmed that the off-payroll working rules (known as “IR35”) put in place for public and private sector businesses from 2017 and 2021 will be scrapped from April 2023.



Unions bowled over by strike legislation

As of 21 July, two separate pieces of legislation came into force which seeks to mitigate against strike action. It should come as no surprise that this is a direct response to the rail strikes, which have dominated the news in the last couple of months.



Compliance - small businesses and new regulation

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has released a report setting out the impact of new and changing regulations arising from the pandemic on small businesses across the UK.


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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.