Our team of transport lawyers specialise in serving the passenger and goods sectors. We are based in Cambridge and Milton Keynes and are widely recognised as being among the leading road transport lawyers in the country.
Our capability and reputation in the road transport sector has resulted in us being appointed by some of the most well known road transport organisations and in being awarded Tier 1 ranking in Transport in the prestigious Legal 500.
Call 01223 411421 (Cambridge) or 01908 202150 (Milton Keynes) for friendly advice.
If your business success relies on transport, we will be able to help. If you depend upon large goods, passenger (public service) or agricultural vehicles, you could encounter situations such as a Public Inquiry or related legal issues, no matter how meticulous you are. Road Transport Law is complex and highly regulated with new legislation constantly being introduced.
Specialist transport law advice
We recognise that transport managers and hauliers need to ensure compliance before problems arise – prevention is always better than cure. To meet all of your requirements, we provide tailored transport law advice to organisations of all sizes, whether you are small vehicle owner, a major logistics or haulage company, a representative organisation, or a local government or enforcement body. Our advice includes:
We also provide a wide range of core legal services to support the specific requirements of transport, distribution and logistics organisations:
Company commercial including mergers, sales and disposals of transport businesses or operating centres
Dispute resolution including commercial litigation and means of alternative dispute resolution
Contact our team of transport lawyers
In the first instance, please email the Road Transport Team. Alternatively, please contact our teams by telephone in Cambridge (01223 411421) or Milton Keynes (01908 202150).
We also have meeting facilities in central London. To find out more or to make an appointment to see us there, please telephone 0207 396 1020.
Representation before Courts and Tribunals
We represent goods and passenger operators and their employees in a variety of courts and tribunals. We cover a full range of offences, but are especially skilled in advising on major drivers’ hours investigations. We also have specialist knowledge in a number of fields including the issue of ‘cabotage’.
As well as conducting defence work, we are fully familiar with all aspects of the Operator’s Licence regime and regularly act for those called before Traffic Commissioners to Public Inquiries or driver conduct hearings.
The team provides strong representation to both commercial and private drivers facing prosecution for motoring offences.
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Transport Organisation Memberships
Freight Transport Association
Confederation of Passenger Transport
Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT)
Woodfines Road Transport Newsletter
Our Road Transport team send out a regular newsletter containing legal updates and requirements which you and your business may find interesting or need to be aware of.
To receive the newsletter and find out about our transport conferences that feature key speakers from the road transport industry, please contact Mike Hayward, Nathan Taylor-Allkins or Michelle O'Garro.
Recently our Transport lawyer Michelle O'Garro represented a Transport Manager/Operator in a Public Inquiry. Faced with almost certain revocation, the client was delighted when the Traffic Commissioner determined that revocation was unnecessary. Michelle's methodical and meticulous approach to her cases, provides individuals or companies she represents in the strongest position.