From supplying the labour and raw materials for the manufacturing, retail and service industries, to delivering the finished products to customers, these industries are central to the local, national and global marketplace.
At the same time, the increasing regulatory control and the commercial pressures the sector is facing, both at home and abroad, means businesses need to be innovative and embrace new technologies to thrive and grow in the long term.
Harrison Drury’s solicitors specialising in automotive and transport law and logistics law have developed a comprehensive understanding of the unique demands these sectors are constantly facing. We have acted for a wide range of clients, including transport and logistics operators, hauliers and distributors, and freight and warehousing companies.
This knowledge and experience, means we are able to provide specialist advice tailored to the individual objectives of our clients and our multi-disciplinary approach means that we can draw on expertise from across the firm.
Our range of work in this sector spans a broad spectrum of legal services including:
The number of possible in-car distractions has increased significantly in the smart phone age. Harrison Drury HR expert Helen Darbyshire offers advice for how employers […]read more >
Corporate lawyer Brett Cooper examines the possible implications of Britain’s pending exit of the EU on business contracts and what steps businesses may need to […]read more >
A key aspect of the Brexit debate is the movement of manufactured goods across continental Europe. Harrison Drury’s specialist solicitors within the automotive, transport and […]read more >
The chancellor’s decision to introduce “a slice instead of a slab” approach to commercial property stamp duty will help those buying lower value properties, but […]read more >
The issue of immigration to the UK is rarely out of the news these days and it has been brought into even sharper focus by […]read more >
Large businesses that are used to negotiating contracts on a day-to-day basis will no doubt be familiar with the legal pitfalls involved. They may have […]read more >
Just because a company has or is about to enter an insolvency process does not necessarily mean that all is lost. I have been involved […]read more >
Legislation preventing employers from using exclusivity clauses in zero hours contracts has now become law. The legislation, which took effect on May 26, makes clauses […]read more >
A recent High Court case has shed more light on the circumstances in which an employer may be liable for psychiatric illness caused by occupational […]read more >