Chelton v Acromas Holidays Ltd t/a Saga Holidays – Package Travel, Local Standards

James Candlin of 12 King’s Bench Walk acted for the Defendant in this action arising out of personal injuries that Mrs Chelton sustained on 26 September 2013 in the course of a river cruise package holiday provided by Saga. Recorder Browne-Wilkinson QC gave judgment dismissing the Claimant’s claim. The case provides a useful illustration of the risk of relying solely upon legal experts at the expense of local specialists in the relevant field when seeking to establish local standards. Continue reading Chelton v Acromas Holidays Ltd t/a Saga Holidays – Package Travel, Local Standards

X v Kuoni Travel Limited [2016] EWHC 3090 (QB) – Tour Operator Liability for Rape by Hotel Employee

William Audland QC of 12 King’s Bench Walk and Gary Tweddle of MB Law represented the Defendant in this case where the Claimant, who was raped by an employee of a Sri Lankan Hotel, sued the Defendant tour operator that had organised the package holiday.

The case comment is by John-Paul Swoboda of 12 King’s Bench Walk. Continue reading X v Kuoni Travel Limited [2016] EWHC 3090 (QB) – Tour Operator Liability for Rape by Hotel Employee