We have a national reputation for regulatory work in road and rail transport and advise two of the principle trade organisations in those areas. Our client base includes many of the major goods and passenger transport and rail companies.

Our road and rail services include:

  • Regulatory matters
  • National and International Contracts of Carriage
  • Acquisitions and disposals of transport related businesses
  • Supply chain agreements
  • Major accidents

The department acts extensively in the freight and passenger sectors in regulatory proceedings before Traffic Commissioners.Legal 500 Top tier 2011 Appearances are in all aspects of regulatory work covering serious disciplinary matters, environmental Public Inquires relating to suitability of operating centres and Inquiries in the bus industry relating to operation of local services.

Ford & Warren's team are deservedly listed as Band 1 in Chambers UK 2011 (the highest available accolade). Legal 500 2010 also ranked the department as Tier 1 (the highest available accolade) stating it ‘punches well above its weight in offering robust legal advice tempered with sound commercial reasoning’. Gary Hodgson is recognised as one of the "Leaders in this field".

Key Contacts: Title: Role: Email: Secretary:
Gary Hodgson (view profile) Senior Partner Head of Transport Luan Sharp