Road Haulage & Logistics

Keeping on the right side of the legal challenges spanning road haulage, freight and logistics can sometimes feel at odds with completing projects and running a business.

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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 firms 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.

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How we can help

We can help you go further with a range of services and products for road haulage & logistics.

Some of our experts

Vikki Woodfine

Partner - Head of Road Haulage & Logistics

Best known as the “Lorry Lawyer” I am also Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF and specialise in health and safety defence work and road transport law.

Joanne Witheford

Senior Solicitor - Deputy Head of Road Haulage & Logistics

I am a regulatory lawyer specialising in health and safety, manslaughter defence and road transport law.

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