Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Accidents abroad conference 2021

Accidents abroad conference 2021
All levels - 5.75 hours

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

  • Pay for five delegates and get one additional place for free^

    To take advantage of this offer, please return your completed booking form with all six names or contact the APIL office - [email protected]

    ^Cheapest place to be free of charge

Kindly sponsored by 12 King's Bench Walk

Now in its 6th year, we are delighted to have secured a host of eminent speakers to take part in this popular annual event, which is returning to London's Marriott Marble Arch Hotel, London on Thursday, 2 December.

For 2021, we are delighted to offer this programme as a hybrid event where delegates can either choose to view the event live in person or watch this virtually, via APIL's dedicated conference app.  All delegates attending in person will also have access to the virtual programme, where they can watch this back - on demand - over a period of six months.

Topics include:

Developments in jurisdiction

  • The legal landscape following Brexit
  • Common law gateways
  • The outcome of Brownlie (2) in the Supreme Court
  • Speaker: Sarah Crowther QC, Outer Temple Chambers, London

Interest on damages and enforcement of UK judgments overseas: A comparative analysis

  • Setting the scene: The position in England & Wales
  • Speaker: James Beeton, Barrister, 12KBW, London

Panel session: Interest on damages and enforcement of UK judgments overseas - a comparative analysis (continued): A pan-European perspective

  • Chaired by: James Beeton, Barrister, 12KBW, London
  • Panellists: Karel Roynette, Avocat Roynette – Experio , Paris
  • Ana Romero, Spanish Abogado, Malaga, Spain
  • Silina Pavlakis, Pavlakis - Moschos & Associates, Greece

Aviation claims: The fractured unification of the Montreal Convention

  • Speaker: Peter Neenan, Partner, Aviation & International Injury, Stewarts, London

Developments in package travel

  • EU Package Travel Directive review
  • The case for compulsory insurance
  • Developments in case law, including X v Kuoni
  • Speakers: Katherine Deal QC, 3 Hare Court, London
  • James Riley, Associate, Irwin Mitchell LLP

Griffiths v TUI: The debate on uncontroverted expert evidence in holiday sickness claims and the wider impact on travel claims and civil litigation

  • Speakers: Jatinder Paul, Secretary of APIL's International SIG, Senior Associate, Irwin Mitchell LLP, Birmingham
  • Stephen Cottrell, Barrister, Devereux Chambers

Employer’s liability in an international context

  • How far is the extra-territorial reach of the non-delegable duty of care
  • Have changed working practices following Covid-19 increased the risk to employers of overseas claims?
  • Speaker: Sarah Prager, Barrister, 1 Chancery Lane, London

Accommodation claims: the roulette of the applicable law

  • How does the approach under E&W law following Swift v Carpenter compare to other legal systems?
  • Considerations in accommodation claims where a foreign law applies
  • Speaker: Chris Deacon, Co-ordinator of APIL's International SIG, Partner, Stewarts, London

Cost per delegate:

Corporate accredited firm: £205 + VAT
APIL member: £240 + VAT
Non-member: £355 + VAT