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Archive: Civil Penalties for Clandestine Entrants

Civil Penalties reduced by 75%

Millicent Dooher represented a Driver who had a civil penalty imposed following the discovery of 8 clandestine entrants. Despite the Driver having no documented checks of the vehicle, no vehicle security checklist and no spare security devices, Millicent Dooher was able to put forwards financial representations for the Driver and […]

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Operator and Driver Faced £12000 of Civil Penalties – All Cancelled on Appeal to the County Court

Barrister, Millicent Dooher successfully appealed the civil penalties imposed on this Company and their Driver. 10 clandestine entrants had been discovered in the trailer of the vehicle arriving in the UK. After a contested hearing, the Circuit Judge found that the statutory defence was made out and the penalties, totalling […]

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Civil Court Success for Truck Body and Trailer Manufacturer

Our client, a designer, manufacturer and fitter of commercial vehicle bodies and trailers, was sued by a customer for what was alleged to be poor workmanship. In a court hearing this week the court struck out the claim and awarded our client all of his legal costs in defending the […]

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£13,000 of Civil Penalties for Clandestine Entrants Removed by Border Force

Laura Newton represented a Company and Driver where Civil Penalties had been imposed in relation to 12 clandestine entrants being found in the vehicle when it entered the UK. A Notice of Objection was submitted for each penalty and we were able to demonstrate that the requirements of the Border […]

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Another Successful Appeal Against Civil Penalties for Clandestine Entrants!!

Our client, a Romanian haulier, was penalised following the discovery of clandestine entrants in a trailer at Calais Port. Simon Clarke successfully argued that the penalties were disproportionate and oppressive, so that they were reduced from over £8,000 down to just £23.00 (Yes, twenty-three pounds!) SBC’s clandestine entrant Civil Penalty […]

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Successful Appeal Against Civil Penalties for Clandestine Entrants

Simon Clarke acted for the Appellant in this court appeal against Civil Penalties for clandestine entrants. Our client, a Belgian haulier, was penalised following the discovery of clandestine entrants in a trailer delivered by him to Zeebrugge Port. The Secretary of State imposed the penalties even though the trailer had […]

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More Civil Penalty Success for SBC

Laura Newton has represented a number of Operators and drivers this month in appeals against Border Force Civil Penalties. The most significant reduction was a cancellation of £17,720 for one company and its drivers. In addition we have had cancellations of £12000, £1200, £3900, £3200. We have cases being dealt […]

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Civil Penalties for Clandestine Entrants Reduced by Thousands of Pounds

Laura Newton has represented a number of Operators and drivers this month in appeals against Border Force Civil Penalties. The most significant reduction was a cancellation of £17,720 for one company and its drivers. In addition we have had cancellations of £12000, £1200, £3900, £3200. We have cases being dealt […]

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Clandestine Entrants – Civil Penalty for Company Cancelled.

In this case the vehicle had entered the UK with 16 migrants in the vehicle. The company received a penalty of £28,800. The driver penalty was £9600. After a Notice of Objection, the Company Penalty was cancelled in full, the driver was reduced down to £288.

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Multiple Clandestine Entrants Civil Penalty Successes for SBC

SBC HAVE MORE PENALTIES CANCELLED Our Turkish haulage client’s £1600 penalty CANCELLED!! And their driver’s penalty was reduced from £1600 to £204. CALL SBC or use the ‘Ask a Question’ box on our website if you have penalties issued against you for clandestine entrants – SBC’s expert team has an […]

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