Our team of road 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.

If your business success relies on transport, we will be able to help. If you depend upon large goodspassenger (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:

For up to date advice on a variety of road transport related topics, you can also read ‘Wheels’ here, our legal newsletter for the transport and logistics industry.

Contact our team of transport lawyers

For all enquiries, please contact our Road Transport team at transport@woodfines.co.uk.

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.

Brexit & The Road Transport Industry

Visit our Brexit page to obtain the latest information on Brexit and how it could affect your transport business and/or drivers.

For further advice or to discuss your business’ options, please contact a member of our team on transport@woodfines.co.uk.

Transport Organisation Memberships

We are members of the following organisations:

Recent Cases

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, puts the individuals or companies she represents in the strongest position.

Nathan Taylor-Allkins and Mike Hayward are involved in a variety of cases concerning taxi licensing. They were instructed in the 2017 landmark High Court decision of Milton Keynes Council v Skyline Taxis.

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