Latest news in X v Kuoni Travel Ltd (ABTA intervening) [2019] UKSC 37: interim judgment handed down by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has today handed down an interim judgment in X v Kuoni Travel Ltd (ABTA intervening). The effect of the judgment is to make a preliminary reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) requesting clarification of principles of EU law. The response of the CJEU will determine the approach that is…

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Committeri v Club Mediterranée SA and Anor [2018] EWCA Civ 1889 – Package Travel, Rome I and II

In this blog, James Beeton of 12 King’s Bench Walk considers the decision in Committeri v Club Mediterranée SA [2018] EWCA Civ 1889, which was handed down yesterday. The case involved an appeal against the decision of Dingemans J ([2016] EWHC 1510 (QB) – considered in an earlier blog post here). It provides guidance on (i) the…

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12 KBW Middle-East Newsletter

The International & Travel team at 12 KBW recently produced a Middle-East Newsletter containing a number of articles that may also interest the readers of this blog. The articles concern the 2017 Gulf crisis and its impact on regional aviation, the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018, delayed and cancelled flight claims, and…

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Novus Actus – Risk vs. Inconvenience – Philip Clay v TUI UK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ

Mark Fanning of Miles Fanning Legal writes, in this guest blog, about his recent success in Philip Clay v TUI UK Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ where Ronald Walker QC of 12 King’s Bench Walk and Mark Fanning represented the Respondent. The Court of Appeal gave judgment in favour of the Respondent in an interesting case considering the liability of a…

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The Package Travel Regulations 2018: Key Points for PI Lawyers

This blog post is by James Beeton of 12 King’s Bench Walk. James looks at the effect of the recently released draft of the new Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. In substance, the Regulations implement the provisions of the New Package Travel Directive (Directive (EU) 2015/2302 of the European Parliament and of…

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Holiday Sickness and Dishonesty: Two More Cases

This blog post is by James Beeton of 12 King’s Bench Walk. This blog post considers two recent cases on holiday sickness and fundamental dishonesty: McLean v Thomas Cook Tour Operations Ltd (Unreported) 9 August 2017, Worcester County Court (which was touched on briefly by this blog in this post) and Caldwell v Thomas Cook…

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