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9th July, 2015

"Cross-border tort claims from a European perspective": 9 SJS hosts Travel Law Seminar

On 25th June 2014, 9 St John Street hosted delegates at their Travel Law seminar at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.

Guest speakers included Clare Campbell, a Travel Litigation Partner at Leigh Day, Maarten Tromp and Gerben Janson of Maarten Tromp Advocaten in Rotterdam and Sebastian van Teslaar, a specialist personal injury lawyer based in Paris. Ian Denham of 9 St John Street also provided a recent update on cross-border tort claims, including the new Brussels Regulation 1215/2012 (‘Brussels 1a’) and Kirsty McKinlay who contributed to a discussion group chaired by Chris Kennedy QC which explored the application of the laws of Holland and France in relation to two hypothetical cross-border personal injury cases.

The afternoon ended with canapés and a drinks reception for delegates in the Bridgewater Hall.



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