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Our team of lawyers and industry consultants advises all those involved in the Transport & Logistics Sector including insurers, fleet operators, freight forwarders, shipping lines, ports and warehouse operators, on contentious and non contentious issues arising out of the movement of goods by road, rail sea and air.

Our understanding of your industry goes beyond interpretation of legal conventions, rules and regulations and extends to practical and operational expertise built on years of working in partnership with leaders in the sector. These partnerships have helped  us to provide innovative and cost effective solutions for the problems you face.

We have strength in depth and breadth. Sector focussed expertise, geographical reach from offices throughout the UK and a network of international  business partners enable us to ‎anticipate and respond to your demands and the demands of your industry, quickly and efficiently.

Risk management, risk avoidance and brand protection are at the heart of our service.

Our specialist teams offer practical, commercial and strategic solutions to the issues which affect your business:

Specialist dedicated teams identify and resolve potential problems before they materialise, provide sector specific advice and assist in implementing strategy.

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Signature Flight Support London Luton Ltd has been fined after an employee was crushed by hangar doors.

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Truck cartel

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On Balance - Winter 2017

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Phil Allen Partner

Burden of proof for cargo claims under Hague Rules

The Commercial Court has held that the Package Limitation Provisions in Article IV Rule 5 of the Hague Rules do not apply to bulk cargo.

Terry Donaghy Consultant

Appeal Court slashes C.RO Ports’ £1.8 million broken arm fine by 70%

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Hague Rules Package Limitation does not apply to bulk cargoes

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Terry Donaghy Consultant