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Provided by Stephen Mason

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Stephen advises tour operators, travel companies and their insurers. The last few years have been extraordinary for travel and leisure, and Stephen has been extremely busy at the forefront in advising the travel industry through the many problems arising out of the COVID-19 crisis, with invitations to speak at many online and live events, in the UK and overseas. As the co-author of the textbook Holiday Law, Stephen has an indisputable reputation in travel law, with huge experience, and he advises clients in clear and practical and terms; ranging from general advice for the travel industry to defending personal injury claims (from catastrophic injuries to routine holiday illness and accidents); CAA and CMA enquiries and prosecutions, commercial disputes and safety management. Acted in many leading cases in holiday law, most recently Alli-Balogun v On The Beach and Meeting Point YouTravel 2021.

Career

Partner Sampson Wade 1977-86;

Senior Partner Mason Bond 1986-2003;

Senior Partner Travlaw LLP 2003-2018 (currently Senior Counsel);

Higher Rights of Audience in Civil Proceedings.

Professional Memberships

Law Society Civil Litigation Section, ABTA, ITT, TATLA,

Publications

Co-author of Holiday Law (6th ed 2018 Sweet & Maxwell) and joint editor of Travel Law Quarterly. Co-author “The New Package Travel Directive” 2017 and 2019 editions.

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Travel: Regulatory & Commercial - UK-wide
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Senior Statespeople

Stephen Mason is recognised for his extensive experience handling the full gamut of travel matters, ranging from regulatory issues to international personal injury cases. He represents a broad range of clients, including individual claimants, cruise lines, tour operators and travel agents.
"Stephen is one of the foremost authorities on travel law - he is infinitely knowledgeable and very good at explaining complicated problems." "Stephen has a vast knowledge of the travel industry, is very communicative and is able to explain matters in layman's terms."


Travel: International Personal Injury (Defendant) - UK-wide
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Senior Statespeople

Stephen Mason is recognised for his extensive experience handling the full gamut of travel matters, ranging from regulatory issues to international personal injury cases. He represents a broad range of clients, including individual claimants, cruise lines, tour operators and travel agents.
"Stephen is one of the foremost authorities on travel law - he is infinitely knowledgeable and very good at explaining complicated problems." "Stephen has a vast knowledge of the travel industry, is very communicative and is able to explain matters in layman's terms."

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