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Taxi Legal articles and topics relating to taxi licence refusal and revocation.
Fit and proper redefined

Fit and proper redefined

In this article I will look at the current position with regards to fit and proper and then how this will change in the near future once the statutory guidance is adopted.
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Offences – What are the odds of getting a licence?

Offences – What are the odds of getting a licence?

Taxi and private hire licensing exists to ensure that only those judged to be fit and proper are licensed. Taxi and private hire applicants and drivers are subject to a range of assessments to test whether they are fit and proper.
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London cab drivers pre-booked work outside London

London cab drivers pre-booked work outside London

Sadiq Khan has reportedly told London cab drivers that they must seek their own legal advice on the ability for them to take pre-booked app jobs outside of London. I have provided some preliminary thoughts on the issue.
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Refusing fares – what is the law?

Refusing fares – what is the law?

There have recently been a number of news reports about taxi passengers being left stranded by licensed drivers who refused to take them on short journeys. When does the law permit a taxi driver to refuse a fare?
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Taxi Defence Barristers are taxi legal team who specialise in helping drivers who have had their licences refused or revoked. Our barristers have challenged the decisions of TfL and the PCO for many clients. We don’t underestimate importance of guiding clients through the complexities of hackney carriage and private hire laws. We ensure our clients understand at each stage what is going on.
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