South Essex solicitors to hold free logistics seminar

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One of South Essex’s leading law firms is to hold a free logistics seminar to update businesses in the sector on the latest legal, economic and employment matters affecting them.

Palmers Solicitors, which has offices in Basildon, Thurrock, South Woodham Ferrers and from summer 2017, Rayleigh, is holding the event, entitled Preparing for a Challenging Future on 5 July 2017 at South Essex College, High Street, Grays, RM17 6TF.

At the event, a range of expert speakers – including economists and legal specialists – will be sharing their expert views on the future of logistics and the challenges that the industry may face over the coming 12 months.

Employment law specialist, Lara Murray, will discuss Mobile Workers regulations and the implications of the recent legal case involving Uber drivers. Partner, Jeremy Sirrell, will offer a useful update on current Traffic Law issues.

Professionals attending the event will also hear from leading figures in the region’s logistics sector, including Peter Ward, Commercial Director at the Port of Tilbury and Charlie Pool, Managing Director of Stowga as well as Ian Arrowsmith and Adam Chester of Lloyds Bank.

Carey Jacobs, a Partner at Palmers, said: “The landscape for firms operating in the logistics sector is rapidly changing and I would encourage anyone working in the sector to sign up to attend the briefing.

“Several areas of law have a bearing on the sector, and this will be a great opportunity for firms to get up to date on a range of the issues affecting them.

“Here at Palmers Solicitors we work closely with many clients operating in the logistics sector and so we are familiar with the challenges they face.”

The event looks set to prove very popular, so anyone wishing to attend is encouraged to sign up today by visiting www.palmerslaw.co.uk/events/.

Preparing for a Challenging Future is being held in association with Lloyds Bank, the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and INVEST Essex.