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Pellys Transport and Regulatory Law

Transport: Road: Regulatory

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What the team is known for

Impressive practice advising goods and passenger vehicle operators on the full range of road regulatory matters. Frequently represents clients in criminal and civil proceedings as well as public inquiries. Also provides in-depth advice on internal systems reviews and other compliance matters. Specific areas of strength include advising on drivers’ hours and tachograph offences.

Strengths

"Pellys are absolutely fantastic," notes one client, adding: "Their responsiveness has to be a key strength - you are made to feel as if you are their only client, and they really do specialise in the field they operate in."

"They are a fantastic specialist firm punching well above their weight and are a force to be reckoned with. They are a brilliant firm to work with and nothing is too much trouble," reports another client.

Interviewees say: "They provide advice tailored to the individual client needs."

Work highlights

Acted for the operator of an airport parking facility near Gatwick Airport in applying for a public service vehicle operator licence.

Notable practitioners

Richard Pelly is a highly regarded road transport lawyer with notable expertise in regulatory compliance and road traffic-related crime. He has experience advising commercial goods and passenger transport operators before the Traffic Commissioner, in public inquiries and in DVSA investigations.
"Richard Pelly is exceptional. He is calm, assured and clever. He knows the law inside out and is extremely responsive - nothing is too much trouble." "He is super responsive and extremely knowledgeable. Richard is patient and has a way of explaining things so clearly, his advice is easy to understand and easy to follow."

Richard Wadkin has extensive experience representing clients at public inquiries, with notable expertise in matters concerning operator licences. He also advises clients subject to DVSA investigations and criminal prosecutions in relation to road traffic accidents.
"Richard has huge experience. He is analytical and just brilliant at handling vast quantities of information."

Roland Pelly is a longstanding figure in the market with extensive experience advising on operator licensing and regulatory compliance. He is experienced in representing clients before the Traffic Commissioner and courts in criminal proceedings and public inquiries.
"Roland has vast, unrivalled experience going back decades and is an incredibly wise strategist. He has seen it all before and knows what to do in any situation."

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Overview

WHO WE ARE

This boutique road transport firm with more than 35 years of experience and nationwide coverage specialises in road transport and regulatory law.

OUR PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK

Covering all of the UK, we advise commercial vehicle operators of all types (coach & bus, HGV, hackney carriage, stretch limousine and private hire) as well as their drivers on all aspects of operator licensing (including Local Authority and Public Carriage Office), regulatory compliance and best practice, clandestine entrant and illegal immigration Border Force cases, the lawful use of equestrian vehicles, construction and use, dangerous goods, utilities and ‘special vehicle’ operations, police and DVSA/VOSA investigations, plus health & safety, to include advising on interviews under caution, all road traffic criminal prosecutions (from death by dangerous to parking), and all traffic commissioner public inquiries, driver conduct hearings and appeals. 


The Practice also provides a full employment service, specialist litigation services including Judicial Review as well as commercial and contractual advice for its transport clients.

Industries

bus industry

coach industry

haulage and logistics

private hire

Road Transport Industry

Transport: Road: Regulatory

Pellys Transport and Regulatory Law

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Location

No. 4 The Exchange

9 Station Road

Stansted Mountfitchet

Essex

UK

CM24 8BE

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Transport: Road: Regulatory


Richard Pelly
Band 1
Richard Wadkin
Band 2
Roland Pelly
Senior Statespeople