Ashtons Legal

Transport Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Respected road transport practice recognised for its expertise in operator licensing matters. Supports clients across the spectrum of road regulatory and compliance issues. Adept at handling drivers’ hours, construction, duty of care and employment related matters. Experienced in representing clients in public inquires and before the courts.

Strengths Sources say: "Ashtons are professional, knowledgeable and approachable. They speak the same language as the industry and are always available."

Work highlights Advised a waste recycling business on a case regarding environmental permitting and duty of care offences.

Notable practitioners


Tim Norris
advises clients on a wide range of road transport issues including drivers’ hours, mobile workers and licensing matters. He has notable experience of  public inquiries and investigations relating to issues such as fraud and data protection, among others.
"Tim is highly respected in the transport sector and has the ability to talk to anyone."


Tim Ridyard
is noted for his expert representation of transport clients in the courts and in public inquiries with the Traffic Commissioner. He regularly advises on operator licensing, compliance and environmental issues.
"Tim has a first-class knowledge of the industry. His strength is his ability to understand day-to-day difficulties encountered and adapt his advice accordingly." "He is an expert in his field and is experienced and knowledgeable."