Our national team of legal experts works with passenger vehicle, logistics and goods vehicle operators as well as ports and restricted licence holders.
We provide sustainable, fast solutions, across the complete range of legal services. From managing compliance, risk and standards, through to traffic commissioner inquiries, liaising with UK border agency on clandestine entrant issues, representation on vehicle seizure issues, carriage of goods disputes, acquisitions, and asset disposal. We manage complex employment, sub-contracting and agency worker matters, through to insurance claims, cyclist safety, health and safety regulatory issues as well as real estate management and financing, mergers and acquisitions, as well as business restructuring.
Whatever the destination, whatever the challenge, we’re one of the few legal businesses with a cross discipline, practical knowledge of the road haulage, freight and logistics sector. We help you to find better solutions to reduce risk and costs. Our membership of the Road Haulage Association not only demonstrates that we understand the industry but that we are committed to playing an integral part in it.
As the UK faces a future outside the European Union, its ability to trade – with Europe and elsewhere – will be crucial to its future prosperity.
Could your business be liable for an unlimited fine? What you need to know about the new corporate offences relating to tax evasion. Taking no action is not an option.
Following the launch of the revised arbitration rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) (the DIAC Rules) during Dubai Arbitration Week in November 2017, their adoption by Ruler’s Decree is now (according to confidential sources) imminent and likely to coincide with the official adoption of the new United Arab Emirates (UAE) Federal Arbitration Law, which is to replace the UAE Arbitration Chapter, that is, the arbitration-specific provisions of the UAE Civil Procedures Code.
Big data doesn’t have to be intimidating. Whether by air, land or sea transportation and logistics already generates and processes large data sets on a regular basis. The prospect of dealing with even larger amounts of data and using increased computational power to analyse it – the opportunity that 'Big Data' presents, is exciting progress.
Transport has never been more important to the success of retailers.
A robust, reliable and comprehensive transport system is undoubtedly fundamental to a prosperous economy and provides economic and social benefits such as access to markets, inward investment and job creation.
Imagine your current daily commute to work. Now, replace the image of gridlock, stress and lost productivity, with one of smoothly flowing traffic, alerts to help you avoid traffic jams and directions guiding you to a parking space close to your office.
Technology in the transport sector can sometimes feel like being on a battlefield a few centuries ago. You know that the enemy is behind the brow of the hill, you can see small sorties coming forward, but you know that the bulk of their forces are massed, out of sight, waiting to advance.
DWF’s global transport practice comprises more than 60 lawyers across the globe who deliver in-depth knowledge of the automotive, maritime, rail, aviation, road transport and logistics sectors.