Historic & Collectors’ Vehicles

Expertise

Owners of and dealers in veteran, vintage, historic and classic cars and commercial vehicles pursue their interests within an increasingly complex legal framework. Changes in both domestic and EU law can have an impact, and we are able to advise on this. We can also draw up contracts, and help resolve disputes when they arise. Christopher Wright is an avid vehicle collector and enthusiast with an understanding and in depth knowledge of the sorts of issues concerning his fellow enthusiasts. The firm’s legal expertise on engineering projects, enables us to provide a specialist but cost effective service. We also offer a Mediation and Arbitration service for disputes of this type.

Disputes

Unfortunately sometimes legal issues arise which affect specialist traders, individual enthusiasts, and clubs such as:-

  • Disputes over the provenance of a rare vehicle or automobilia
  • Disputes over liability for shipping damage to an imported vehicle
  • Disputes as to the applicability or rate of VAT chargeable on such a vehicle
  • Disputes concerning the quality of restoration and repair work