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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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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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