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Taxi Legal articles and topics relating to taxi licence refusal and revocation.
Fit & Proper Redefined

Fit & Proper Redefined

‘Fit and proper’ is the cornerstone of taxi licensing. The statutory guidance will change the way licence holders are judged on their fitness.

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DPTAC position on taxis and PHVs

DPTAC position on taxis and PHVs

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has published its proposals for taxi and PHV services to become more fully accessible to disabled travellers.

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Virtual Licensing Committees

Virtual Licensing Committees

Licence holders should not underestimate the significance of a licensing committees because appeals can be drawn out, expensive and stressful.

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Taxi Equality duty and Covid19

Taxi Equality duty and Covid19

In this article we will look at the equality duties that are placed on taxi & PHV drivers and whether social distancing measures can be a reasonable excuse.

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Clean Air Zones delayed to 2021

Clean Air Zones delayed to 2021

LinkedIn Twitter DEFRA has decided to review the timetable for implementing Clean Air Zones (CAZs) amidst the current Covid-19 outbreak.  DEFRA’s Joint Air Quality Unit is reported to have written to all stating:  We are writing to all of our stakeholders to update...

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Decisions without discretion – lawful?

Decisions without discretion – lawful?

In this article we will look at the use of conviction policies and penalty point schemes and consider the lawfulness of these particularly where these polices are framed in absolute terms.

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Taxi legal services when you need them

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.
Please contact us to discuss your taxi license refusal or revocation.