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Travel Law Day 2023

Posted: 24/02/2023

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple,
London,
EC4Y 7HL

8th March 2023
8:30am - 2:30pm

Cost: Free
CPD: 3
 

The 2TG Travel Law Team is delighted to invite you to its Travel Law breakfast seminar on Wednesday 8 March 2023.

The morning of talks will cover a range of topics arising in travel-related claims and will be held in person at the Inner Temple’s brand new, state-of-the-art conference facilities.

Breakfast will be available from 8.45am, the seminar will commence at 9.15am, followed by a lunch reception at 12.30pm. We hope our attendees will enjoy this opportunity to meet, mingle and network with fellow Travel Law professionals. If any of your colleagues are interested in attending and have not received an invitation, please contact Deborah Francis at events@2tg.co.uk.

  • 08.45 – Breakfast
  • 09.15 – Howard Palmer KC – Chair’s welcome address

Jurisdiction Post Brexit

  • 09.20 – Marie Louise Kinsler KC – Jurisdiction: the new legal landscape
  • 09.45 – Benjamin Phelps – Jurisdiction issues in multi-party claims
  • 10.00 – Henry Morton Jack – Consumers, Contracts and Jurisdictional Gateways
  • 10.15 – Tom Fairclough – Solicitors, Service, and Submission
  • 10.30 – Break

Travel Law Update

  • 11.00 – Conor Ewing – The Montreal Convention: an Update
  • 11.10 – Kate Legh – Trouble in Paradise: the Package Travel Regulations and Covid-19
  • 11.20 – Robert Cumming – Attempts to circumvent the demise of Thomas Cook – the story of Cooper v Freedom Travel [2022] EWCA Civ 1557 and section 75 CCA 1974

Current Issues In Choice Of Law

  • 11.30 – Lucy Wyles KC – Rome II Articles 4(2) and 4(3) – common habitual residence and the escape clause
  • 11.50 – Alistair Mackenzie – Points of Interest: Substance, Procedure and Discretion
  • 12.05 – Charles Dougherty KC – Choice of law in contribution claims after SSAFA v Viersen
  • 12.30 – Chair’s concluding address
  • 12.30 – Lunch
  • 14.30 – Event concludes

Speakers

Lucy Wyles KC

Call: 1994 Silk: 2022

Howard Palmer KC

Call: 1977 Silk: 1999

Charles Dougherty KC

Call: 1997 Silk: 2013

Marie Louise Kinsler KC

Call: 1992 Silk: 2017

Robert Cumming

Call: 2010

Benjamin Phelps

Call: 2017

Tom Fairclough

Call: 2015

Kate Legh

Call: 2018

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