12KBW Manchester International & Travel Seminar


Thursday 12th March 2020


2pm - 5pm


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:


2:00 – 2:05IntroductionPhilip Mead
2:05 – 2:25Where in the world? Serving out of the jurisdictionMax Archer and Spencer Turner
2:25 – 2:40Back to forum non conveniens: a reminderAliyah Akram
2:40 – 2:55Update on procedureJames Beeton and Elizabeth Boulden
2:55 – 3:15How to plead and prove foreign law: a guideKate Boakes
3:15 – 3:35Break
3:35 – 3:45Slips and spills – a Montreal Convention updateChristopher Fleming
3:45 – 4:05Defences to package travelNina Ross
4:05 – 4:30Pointing the finger: contribution and recovery claimsTom Banks and David Green
4:30 – 5:00Local 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.