Derek Millard-Smith

Head of Consumer and Parking Law and BPA Lawline JMW Solicitors

Derek is a Partner at JMW with 16 years of Consumer and Trading Law experience, previously at an international law firm he provides valuable and practical assistance to corporate, retail and individual clients.

Derek is the leading specialist Lawyer in the UK Parking Sector and a such he and his team have been appointed by the British Parking Association (BPA) to represent its broad membership and in particular those parking enforcement companies and Local Authorities who are BPA Approved Operators. Derek assists these members with compliance to ensure they treat consumers fairly.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 15 June 2022


Preparing for and managing the impact of the private parking code of practice: BPA Lawline legal perspectives

10:00 - 10:50

BPA Lawline’s team from JMW Solicitors LLP discuss the progress, interpretation and how to prepare for and manage the potential impacts and linked challenges of the new single code.


Parking Code of Practice Act update

11:00 - 11:45

An update on the progress of the Parking Code of Practice Act and a chance to pose questions to our Panel. The session will include a number of presentations from various view points, legally speaking, debt resolution, service provider opinions and operator perspectives.