Transport Law & Logistics Solicitors

Transport Law & Logistics Solicitors

If you run a transport business, or a business which is heavily reliant upon transport and logistics, our team can help you. By advising on regulation and assisting with legal claims we can help you mitigate the impact on your commercial operations.

Whether providing knowledgeable and timely assistance and guidance in relation to regulatory matters, or defending or pursuing civil claims in relation to the storage or transportation of goods, our team will work alongside you to protect your business and minimise commercial disruption.

If you are transporting goods by road, sea or air, or dealing with the storage and distribution of goods, talk to our team when you need prompt, industry- specific legal advice, guidance and support. We are here with the specialist expertise to assist you with regulation and compliance, giving you the security of knowing that the legal aspects of your operations are in safe and experienced hands.

Get in touch with our friendly team of advisors on enquiries@andrewjackson.co.uk for help and advice on any aspect of law relating to Transport and Logistics and how it may affect you and your business.

Or call your preferred office today to speak to a member of the team.

Testimonials

  • "Rebecca Forder is an outstanding solicitor. Rebecca deals with our requests with both speed and expertise. Customers always highly rate the work undertaken and Rebecca is a major asset to the firm."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "The firm are specialists in the fishing sector, and they always manage the legal aspect of lending transactions with professionalism and great efficiency."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "I found Dominic Ward, to be a very personable, experienced transport and logistics lawyer who can apply a legal twist to a commercial strategy to deliver a positive outcome. His fee basis is very competitive as a regional legal provider, but he delivers top quality legal advice."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "We engaged Dominic Ward, senior partner at Andrew Jackson, on a specialist shipping issue we encountered. Dominic is a subject matter expert on logistics and shipping, he grasped our challenge immediately and very quickly worked with us to develop a strategy to manage the situation."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "Dominic Ward and Paul Newbon are people that we deal with on a regular basis. They are very approachable, will always return a call, take the time to explain all the options advising on the costs and the consequences. They share their knowledge willingly, addressing every question with patience and kindness."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "The partners and associates in Andrew Jackson cover a wide range of specialties. Their service is crucial to the smooth running of our business. The partners are always available to give immediate advice either on the telephone, email or team’s meeting."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "Responsive lawyers, pragmatic and time-efficient."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "Easy to work with, honest, open and patient."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "The Andrew Jackson team are personable, contactable, knowledgeable, reliable and professional. We have enjoyed working with them and consider them a long term business partner rather than just a firm of solicitors. We would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."

    Legal 500 2022
  • "Dominic is a very strong, knowledgeable and solution-oriented lawyer. He masters the art of combining the law and commercial aspects of a case."

    Chambers UK 2022
  • "great strengths regarding all shipping matters."

    Chambers UK 2022
  • "It is a firm based on values such as teamwork, service and knowledge,"

    Chambers UK 2022
  • "They are an all-round great outfit."

    Chambers UK 2022
  • "Full support received at all times (responses received even when Senior Partner on holiday). Expertise and industry understanding superb."

    Legal 500 2021
  • "They are very good shipping lawyers and very helpful."

    Chambers UK 2021
  • "We feel that our enquiries – big or small – are always considered important and are addressed in a timely and professional manner."

    Chambers UK 2021
  • "Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP provides good practical advice that is delivered in a way that clients can comprehend with prompt response times and consistent service levels."

    Legal 500 2019/20
  • “The ‘incredibly pragmatic‘ transport team… ‘punches well above its weight’ and competes with ‘much larger shipping practices in London’”

    Legal 500 2018/19
  • "The absolutely excellent transport practice at Andrew Jackson is a market leader."

    Legal 500

Key Contacts

Dominic Ward
Senior Partner

Dominic Ward

David Dixon
Partner

David Dixon

Andrew Oliver
Partner

Andrew Oliver

Stephen Unwin
Partner

Stephen Unwin

Paul Newbon
Associate

Paul Newbon

News & Events

News

Continued Expansion for SMS Towage with latest Vessel Purchase

We are delighted to have advised our long-standing clients, SMS Towage Ltd, on their acquisition of the vessel LLOYDSMAN, as the company expands into ports in North East England. Rebecca Forder, a member of our shipping & transport practice, led the legal team advising SMS in relation to the …

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Andrew Jackson's shipping & transport team facilitates multi-million pound transactions

Our shipping and transport team has recently advised on several transactions with an aggregate value in excess of £20 million, as UK maritime businesses look to invest in their existing fleet capacity, despite the challenges arising from Brexit and the impact of the global pandemic. Led by Dominic Ward and …

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Shipping and Transport team advises Yorkshire seaweed company with six figure Vessel Purchase

Our dedicated shipping and transport team recently advised SeaGrown Ltd, which has established a sustainable, 25-hectare seaweed farm off the coast of Scarborough, with the purchase of a vessel for a six-figure sum. The vessel 'Southern Star' will be used to accommodate a seaweed and shellfish hatchery, marine …

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Shipping and transport team advises on vessel purchase for international racing series

Our shipping & transport team is delighted to have advised the company behind the Extreme E off-road racing series on the acquisition of a multi-million-pound vessel "ST HELENA". The vessel, which is currently being transformed into a state-of-the-art carrier, is to be used as …

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Andrew Jackson advises India Steamship on USD 90 million sale of tanker fleet

We are delighted to have advised India Steamship (ISS), a division of Indian listed company Chambal Fertilisers, on the sale of its remaining tanker fleet to Greek ship operator Centrofin Management, for an estimated USD 90 million. Dominic Ward, partner and head of our shipping and transport team, along with …

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Andrew Jackson advises blue water shipping on multi-million pound pipeline contract

We are delighted to announce that our shipping & transport team has recently provided contractual advice to Blue Water Shipping A/S Denmark (BWS), a global provider of tailor-made transport and logistics solutions, for the construction of a gas pipeline project through the Baltic Sea in Russia to Germany. …

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Articles

Covid-19: Top questions 07.05.2020

Covid-19: Top questions 07.05.2020

In these challenging times, our teams have been receiving a high volume of queries from clients in the shipping industry about the impact of Covid-19 and key issues such as contracts, Force Majeure and the current picture around safe ports and Charters. To help our clients in the shipping …

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“Papers, please”: Movement around the EU post-Brexit

“Papers, please”: Movement around the EU post-Brexit

The UK will leave the European Union (EU) at 11pm on 29 March 2019. But if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, what does that mean for individuals wishing to travel to Europe for business or pleasure? Currently, British passport holders are able to freely enter the Schengen …

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Contact Us


    "Rebecca Forder is an outstanding solicitor. Rebecca deals with our requests with both speed and expertise. Customers always highly rate the work undertaken and Rebecca is a major asset to the firm."

    Legal 500 2022

    "The firm are specialists in the fishing sector, and they always manage the legal aspect of lending transactions with professionalism and great efficiency."

    Legal 500 2022

    "I found Dominic Ward, to be a very personable, experienced transport and logistics lawyer who can apply a legal twist to a commercial strategy to deliver a positive outcome. His fee basis is very competitive as a regional legal provider, but he delivers top quality legal advice."

    Legal 500 2022

    "We engaged Dominic Ward, senior partner at Andrew Jackson, on a specialist shipping issue we encountered. Dominic is a subject matter expert on logistics and shipping, he grasped our challenge immediately and very quickly worked with us to develop a strategy to manage the situation."

    Legal 500 2022

    "Dominic Ward and Paul Newbon are people that we deal with on a regular basis. They are very approachable, will always return a call, take the time to explain all the options advising on the costs and the consequences. They share their knowledge willingly, addressing every question with patience and kindness."

    Legal 500 2022

    "The partners and associates in Andrew Jackson cover a wide range of specialties. Their service is crucial to the smooth running of our business. The partners are always available to give immediate advice either on the telephone, email or team’s meeting."

    Legal 500 2022

    "Responsive lawyers, pragmatic and time-efficient."

    Legal 500 2022

    "Easy to work with, honest, open and patient."

    Legal 500 2022

    "The Andrew Jackson team are personable, contactable, knowledgeable, reliable and professional. We have enjoyed working with them and consider them a long term business partner rather than just a firm of solicitors. We would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."

    Legal 500 2022

    "Dominic is a very strong, knowledgeable and solution-oriented lawyer. He masters the art of combining the law and commercial aspects of a case."

    Chambers UK 2022

    "great strengths regarding all shipping matters."

    Chambers UK 2022

    "It is a firm based on values such as teamwork, service and knowledge,"

    Chambers UK 2022

    "They are an all-round great outfit."

    Chambers UK 2022

    "Full support received at all times (responses received even when Senior Partner on holiday). Expertise and industry understanding superb."

    Legal 500 2021

    "They are very good shipping lawyers and very helpful."

    Chambers UK 2021

    "We feel that our enquiries – big or small – are always considered important and are addressed in a timely and professional manner."

    Chambers UK 2021

    "Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP provides good practical advice that is delivered in a way that clients can comprehend with prompt response times and consistent service levels."

    Legal 500 2019/20

    “The ‘incredibly pragmatic‘ transport team… ‘punches well above its weight’ and competes with ‘much larger shipping practices in London’”

    Legal 500 2018/19

    "The absolutely excellent transport practice at Andrew Jackson is a market leader."

    Legal 500

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