Weightmans

Transport: Road: Regulatory Department

UK-wide
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What the team is known for Well equipped to handle road-related public inquiries as well as criminal proceedings. Provides advice to commercial vehicle operators as well as passenger clients. Clients include national bus operators, logistics companies and livestock transporters. Possesses experience advising on litigation before a number of courts, including the magistrates' court, Crown Court and Upper Tribunal.

Strengths One source says: “The service is extremely slick and the preparation is superb.”

Another interviewee notes: “The team are very professional and approachable. They are accommodating of requests for urgent advice as and when required.”

Work highlights Represented a local authority in a public inquiry in relation to its operator's licence following a fatal road traffic incident and DVSA investigation.

Notable practitioners


Rebecca Stanton
is noted for her strong regulatory expertise and is regularly called upon to advise on DVSA investigations relating to serious road traffic incidents. She also has notable experience representing local authorities, haulage and distribution clients in public inquiries. 
“Rebecca has a wonderful mix of experience and enthusiasm. She is very proficient at inquest work, tribunals and road traffic matters. She has excellent knowledge of all areas of road traffic law, is a great tactician and is wonderful with clients.”