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External Transport Manager

A Short Guide to Meeting Your Responsibilities as an External Transport Manager

It is not easy being an External Transport Manager. You have the same responsibilities as a full-time in-house Transport Manager however you might only be contracted for a handful of hours a week in the case of a single vehicle operator. Even for a diligent External Transport Manager it can be difficult to exercise continuous and effective control when you may only see the vehicles you are responsible for a few hours a week.

This guide is intended to be a short, no-nonsense crib sheet for External Transport Managers. It is by no means comprehensive, but it does flag up some of the more common issues that can ultimately lead to problems with the Traffic Commissioner.

Employment Lawyer

We’re Recruiting: Employment Lawyer

Do you have a background in dealing with all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law work?  

Are you 1-3 + PQE qualified?  

Are you ready for your next challenge?   

Due to expansion we have a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Employment Lawyer to join us at Rotheras and to become an integral part of a progressive firm which creates careers that are both enjoyable and challenging. 

Ranking tiers

Rotheras’ departments gain top rankings in latest Chambers guide

Chambers’ 2022 UK guide launched on Thursday 21st October, with Rotheras’ Family Law, Personal Injury and Transport departments ranked in the top tiers for their practice areas and jurisdictions.

Driver Conduct Hearing

Do I need a Lawyer for my Driver Conduct Hearing with the Traffic Commissioner?

Being called to a Driver Conduct Hearing by the Traffic Commissioner can be a very stressful experience under any circumstances. Whether the hearing takes place in person at the Traffic Commissioner’s office or virtually, the pressure of responding to allegations and being cross examined by the Traffic Commissioner can lead to sleepless nights.

We’re Recruiting: Clinical Negligence Lawyer

Due to expansion we have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated lawyer (Solicitor or CILEX) to join our Clinical Negligence/Personal Injury team here at Rotheras. Are you looking to work towards becoming an integral part of a progressive firm whilst providing outstanding and proactive client service?  

Cashier job position

We’re recruiting: Cashier

Due to expansion an excellent opportunity has arisen for a Cashier to work in our Accounts Department. This role is part-time working Monday, Wednesday and Friday with a requirement to be in the office 1-2 times a week with the remaining day working from home.

Transport Regulatory Solicitor

We’re Recruiting: Transport Regulatory Solicitor

Due to expansion an excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified Solicitor to join our Transport department. We are looking for an ambitious individual with prior regulatory and criminal law experience who is keen to develop their career and gain expertise in a new area of privately funded regulatory law.

Aerial view of parked lorries.

Life as a transport lawyer: Chris Powell on ‘A Half Dozen Things’ Podcast 

Rotheras’ Senior Associate Chris Powell recently spoke to Pete Rushmer, Founder and Managing Director of Flagship Partners and host of the podcast ‘A Half Dozen Things’ about his work as a transport lawyer at Rotheras. 

Nurse wearing PPE injecting a man with a covid vaccine in his arm.

Can my employer make me have the Covid Vaccine?

The government has announced that COVID-19 vaccinations are to become mandatory for care home staff. Staff are to be allowed a grace period in which to have the vaccine or face being redeployed away from frontline care or losing their job.

No-fault divorce

No-fault divorce law coming in April 2022

Seeking to put an end to the ‘blame game’, the long awaited ‘no fault’ divorce legislation was given Royal assent and became an Act of Parliament on 25th June 2020. Despite this it is not expected to be implemented until 6th April 2022.

Court of Protection Solicitor

We’re Recruiting: Court of Protection Solicitor

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Court of Protection Solicitor to join our Private Client team. Our Private Client department has a wealth of experience in advising clients on a wide breadth of wills, probate, tax, court of protection and trust work and have an excellent reputation in the East Midlands and beyond.

commercial property solicitor

We’re Recruiting: Commercial Property Solicitor

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our Commercial Property team. Our Commercial Property department has a wealth of experience in helping clients with a wide breadth of commercial property requirements and has an excellent reputation across the East Midlands.

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