Still very much involved with the business, Roland was one of the first solicitors to specialise in the field of road transport law, in the 1980s. Since then he has advised commercial vehicle operators of all types (coach and bus, haulage, logistics, 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, construction and use, dangerous goods, police and VOSA/DVSA investigations, including advising on interviews under caution, all road traffic criminal prosecutions (from death by dangerous to parking offences) and all traffic commissioner public inquiries and appeals.
Chambers & Partners UK Quotes:
He has over three decades of experience in this area and is praised as a phenomenal lawyer who thinks outside the box and wins acclaim for his long experience and great interpersonal skills
He has extensive experience advising commercial operators on regulatory compliance as well as defending them in prosecutions
He has a very astute brain and good vision
He is very knowledgeable, tenacious, efficient and pragmatic, and
He is one of the most experienced regulatory lawyers in the road transport market
He is praised as being an extremely good lawyer who is experienced and knowledgeable and who does a thorough job for his clients