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Backhouse Jones Ltd

John Heaton

Clitheroe, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Transport: Road: Regulatory
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John Heaton has a strong reputation in the market and a wealth of expertise advising on road transport disputes. He has a great deal of experience before the courts, Traffic Commissioners and tribunals as both a prosecutor and defender in road disputes.
"He is quite cerebral and he really digs into his cases."
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Practice Areas

Road transport law, Magistrates Court and Crown Court advocacy, regulatory work before the Traffic Commissioners. Successfully acted for the prosecution in Bird v Vehicle Inspectorate, case C235/94; Mahmood v Vehicle Inspectorate, 1988 (18WRTLB163, DC); Birkett & Naylor v Vehicle Inspectorate, (1998) RTR 264.

Career

1967-1975, William Hulmes Grammar School in Manchester. 1975-78 Liverpool University, LLB (Hons) Chester College of Law, qualified 1981.

Professional Memberships

The Law Society, practice membership of the FTA, RHA, CPT and Portable Sanitation Europe.

Publications

Articles and publications in legal journals and textbook on road transport and criminal law, lectures and seminars in these areas. Particular interest in jurisdiction issues and developments in the law on strict liability.

Personal

Married to Debbie, two sons. Interests include travel, choral music, transport generally, family life.

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John Heaton

Backhouse Jones Ltd

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