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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

An interviewee says: “Pellys offer a very helpful, professional and supportive legal service.”

Another source adds: “They work to the highest standards, they have our complete trust and we are always left assured they are in full understanding.”

One client notes: “The lawyers are genuine experts in transport law. They provide a good, reliable service with knowledge-based advice.”

Work highlights

Represented a commercial goods vehicle operator in a public inquiry before the Traffic Commissioner in relation to a number of maintenance failings and related management failings by senior company personnel.

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 has great attention to detail and works very hard for his client. He leaves no stone unturned to get good results." "Richard’s strengths are his thorough understanding of the law and excellent, insightful advice."

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 was very clear and thorough from the outset. He was available at all times and was extremely helpful. He was fantastic and corresponded with us every step of the way.”

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 is excellent in his handling of work. He was easy to contact and took the time to explain the legal implications." "He is thorough and insightful."

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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

Road Transport Industry

Transport: Road: Regulatory Department

Pellys Transport and Regulatory Law

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Department location

No. 4 The Exchange

9 Station Road

Stansted Mountfitchet

Essex

UK

CM24 8BE

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Transport: Road: Regulatory


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