Expert Legal Advisers to the Road Transport
Industry for over 35 Years

Transport & Regulatory Law Solicitors

Expert Legal Advisers to the Road
Transport Industry for over 35 Years

PSV Coach and Bus

HGV Haulage and Logistics

Private Hire and Taxis

Employment Law

“Pellys are absolutely fantastic;
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.”
“Pellys provide advice tailored to
the individual client needs”
“Impressive practice advising goods
and passenger vehicle operators on the
full range of road regulatory matters”
“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.”
“Richard Wadkin has huge experience.
He is analytical and just brilliant at
handling vast quantities of information.”

Welcome to Pellys Transport & Regulatory Law solicitors. We are specialist road transport lawyers and legal advisers to the coach & bus transport, haulage and private hire transport industry for over 35 years.

We are a niche road transport law firm with thirty five plus years of legal experience and nationwide coverage specialising in road transport and regulatory law.

Covering all of England and Wales, we advise commercial vehicle operators of all types (PSV coach & bus, HGV haulage & logistics, hackney carriage, private hire & taxis and stretch limousine) 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, tachograph cases including falsifications and Road Transport Working Time prosecutions, 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 and appeals.  The firm also provides a full transport employment service, commercial litigation/dispute resolution as well as general commercial and contractual legal advice.

Our transport law service is designed to offer fast, pro-active and effective solutions, which genuinely meet the needs of those whom we represent. Whatever your problem we will bring our extensive experience in the passenger transport and road haulage industry to help you and your transport business.

To contact our transport & regulatory law solicitors now click here or call us on 01279 818280.

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