Our People

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Neil Morley | Managing Director

Neil is the founder of Travis Morley Associates.

He is an accomplished legal professional who has developed his expertise over the last 15 years within academia, local government and private practice.

He specialises in Taxi Licensing Law within which he is able to offer the unique perspective of both a lawyer and former licensing officer.  Neil also consults on Contract & Commercial Law and Data Protection & Information Law.

He provides advice, assistance and non-litigious representative services to a wide-range of clients from private individuals to local trade organisations and international companies.  His past, and current, corporate clients have included Addison Lee, Tristar Worldwide, One Transport (Radio Taxis Group), Toomey Motor Group, Greater London Hire Limited and the BBC.

He is the official legal advisor to the Licensed Private Hire Car Association (LPHCA) and has advised the Private Hire Board (PHB), National Association of Wedding Car Professionals (NAWCP) and National Taxi Association (NTA).  He has consulted on national law reforms and well-reported High Court cases. Neil has a regular column in Private Hire News and his opinions have been published in the Law Society Gazette.

He holds an LLB (Hons), LLM (Public International Law), Level 2 Licensing Practitioner Certificate and is a member of the Institute of Licensing.  Neil was Called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 2008 and admitted as a Solicitor of England & Wales in 2012.

Recent Publications:

  • 'Private Hire Operators: Are Your Private Hire Drivers 'Workers'?"', Private Hire News, 2017.
  • 'Private Hire Operators: Duration of Licences, Sub-Contracting and the Deregulation Act 2015', Private Hire News, 2015.

Recent Consultations:

  • 'Private HIre Operator Licence Fees', Transport for London, 2017.
  • 'Private Hire Regulations Review', Transport for London, 2015.
  • 'Reforming of the Law of Taxi & Private Hire Services', Law Commission, 2012.

Recent Cases:

  • R (LPHCA Limited) v Transport for London [2018] EWHC 1274 (Admin)
  • Transport for London v Uber London Limited & Others [2015] EWHC 2918 (Admin)
  • R v Uber London Limited [2014] (unreported)
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Andrea Morley | Finance Director

Andrea is an excellent administrator who organises and maintains the daily workings of the company.  She is developing her knowledge of Taxi Licensing Law and intends to offer consultancy services in the near future.  She holds a BSc and NVQ Level 3.

Rick Canavan

Rick Canavan | Legal Consultant

Rick is a highly respected academic with wide-ranging experience in all aspects of Contract & Commercial Law.  He has a particular focus on international sale of goods and services.  His opinions are widely sought and well-respected. Rick has co-authored the leading practitioner text 'Atiyahs' Sale of Goods' and a major report on UK Consumer Sales Law for the former Department of Business, Innovation & Skills.  He holds an LLB (Hons), LLM and PGCHE.

Adam

Adam Guest | Legal Consultant

Adam is a professional who specialises in issues relating to Criminal Law and Family Law.  He has a diverse knowledge of the justice system and possesses strong links with the Police, HM Court Service and Victim Support.  Adam is an exceptional advocate who also offers workshops, coaching sessions and seminars on team work, public speaking and motivational skills.  He holds an LLB (Hons) and was Called to the Bar by Inner Temple in 2008.

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Geoff Morley | Business Consultant

Geoff is exceptionally well-reputed within the corporate management world. He has over 40 years experience working in a major international engineering company. His views have proven invaluable on managing high-value commercial agreements. His opinions on best practice have also been sought by various multi-national organisations. He holds an MA (Human Resource Management).

Dan Wang

Dan Wang | Interpreter

Dan is an excellent linguist who specialises in Mandarin.  She has solid experience working within the criminal justice system and on corporate legal matters. Her clients have included the National Health Service (NHS), Bakkavor Group, Chengdu Aircraft and Bao Steel.  She holds a Diploma in Public Service Interpreting in English Law and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.

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