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Border Force Cancel Operator’s Penalty and Reduce Driver’s Penalty by 95% for Clandestine Entrants

A European haulier facing liability for a civil penalty and also joint and several liability for their driver’s penalty following the discovery of clandestine entrants in one of their vehicles has a successful outcome following an to appeal to Border Force.

Lisa Lyden-Cowan provided written representations to Border Force by way of Notice of Objection on behalf of the haulier and their driver.  Border Force were persuaded to cancel the haulier’s penalty with the driver’s penalty being reduced by 95% on affordability grounds.

SBC continue to represent UK and European Hauliers on appeals against the imposition of civil penalties by Border Force.  Contact SBC now for a no-obligation, no cost consultation.

Case Details

Case Name: Border Force Cancel Operator’s Penalty and Reduce Driver’s Penalty by 95% for Clandestine Entrants
Case Date: June 2022
Case Type (info): Civil Penalties

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