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Council’s Intended Use Policy For Taxi Drivers Ruled Unlawful

Council’s Intended Use Policy For Taxi Drivers Ruled Unlawful

In an important ruling, the High Court in Manchester recently ruled that a North West council’s intended use policy as regards private hire taxi licences was unlawful. In 2017 Knowsley Council had adopted a policy requiring taxi drivers to work predominantly in the council’s area. Private hire drivers faced revocation of their licence if they […]

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Council Cracks Down On Offending Taxi Drivers

Council Cracks Down On Offending Taxi Drivers

Following a council crackdown in Liverpool, taxi drivers who don’t comply with the law have been prosecuted for a number of offences. These include Illegally plying for hire, sometimes called “touting”; Driving with no insurance; Driving with no licence; Defective tyres, (for example exposed cords); Failure to return taxi badges after revocation; Fail to engage […]

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JB Shorts 19 – Another Season Proudly Sponsored By Richard Silver

JB Shorts 19 – Another Season Proudly Sponsored By Richard Silver

Richard Silver Solicitors are again proud to be sponsoring another season of the critically acclaimed JB Shorts. Another evening of Six Fifteen Minute World premieres by top TV writers, including Peter Kerry, Lindsay Williams, Trevor Suthers, Dave Simpson and James Quinn. JB Shorts 19 opens on Tuesday 24th April 2018 and runs until Saturday 5th […]

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Richard Silver Invited To Speak At Multimodal 2018

Richard Silver Invited To Speak At Multimodal 2018

We are proud to announce that our senior Solicitor, Richard Silver, has been invited to speak at Multimodal 2018 at the NEC, (1st – 3rd May 2018), with the very experienced Paul Jorgensen of Strategic Analytics Team (SAT). The seminar will cover driving for work: legal pitfalls, consequences and things to consider on the road. […]

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Taxi Licensing – What To Do If Your Taxi Licence Is Revoked Or Refused

Taxi Licensing – What To Do If Your Taxi Licence Is Revoked Or Refused

We have recently been successful in relation to a number of taxi licence appeals, both at the Magistrates’ Court and at the Crown Court. Many clients have said that they wish they had instructed us earlier in the process and it may, therefore, be helpful to set out the revocation and appeal procedure. The relevant […]

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