Travel Department

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What the team is known for Demonstrates considerable experience in handling international personal injury work for a range of clients, including leading insurers, travel companies and tour operators. Strong expertise in fraudulent claims and noted for its ability to represent clients at sensitive inquests. Acts on a broad range of individual and class actions, including terrorist attack and accident claims, and has experience representing hotels and cruise line operators. Also provides 24-hour crisis management service.

Strengths Interviewees note that the team "manages cases well and is superb technically."

Work highlights Acted for TUI in successfully challenging a holiday sickness claim on the basis that the claim was dishonest, resulting in an order for enforceable costs being made against the claimants and their solicitor.

Notable practitioners

Claire Mulligan
is held in high regard for her international personal injury expertise. She assists leading operators and insurers with inquests and claims following fatal and catastrophic incidents abroad. "Her efficiency is exemplary and her knowledge is encyclopedic," say sources.

Justin Collins
handles a range of defendant travel claims for tour operators and travel agents. He is regularly called upon to act on sickness and terrorist attack cases.