12KBW Manchester International & Travel Seminar

Date

Thursday 12th March 2020

Time

2pm - 5pm

Venue

Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3JL

 

Our programme includes a panel discussion on local standards: is the law fit for purpose?, a guide to defences in Package Travel claims from counsel in X v Kuoni and an update on Montreal Convention case law from around the world.

Members of the International & Travel team will also tackle service out of jurisdiction, forum non conveniens and pleading and proving foreign law.

2.5 APIL CPD Points accredited

The full programme will be as follows:

 

Time Topic Speaker(s)
2:00 – 2:05 Introduction Philip Mead
2:05 – 2:25 Where in the world? Serving out of the jurisdiction Max Archer and Spencer Turner
2:25 – 2:40 Back to forum non conveniens: a reminder Aliyah Akram
2:40 – 2:55 Update on procedure James Beeton and Elizabeth Boulden
2:55 – 3:15 How to plead and prove foreign law: a guide Kate Boakes
3:15 – 3:35 Break
3:35 – 3:45 Slips and spills – a Montreal Convention update Christopher Fleming
3:45 – 4:05 Defences to package travel Nina Ross
4:05 – 4:30 Pointing the finger: contribution and recovery claims Tom Banks and David Green
4:30 – 5:00 Local standards: is the law fit for purpose? Philip Mead with James Candlin and John Paul Swoboda

Booking is required – this is a free event and places are likely to be booked up quickly. Please email events@12kbw.co.uk to reserve your place.