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Cross Border Personal Injury Claims - An Update

Cross Border Personal Injury Claims - An Update

Session

11 Mar 2025

2:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM

With a SmartPlan £144

With a Season Ticket £160

Standard price £320

All prices exclude VAT
Level
Update: Requires no prior subject knowledge
CPD
2 hours
Group bookings
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Introduction

This virtual classroom seminar will consider the outcome of the Supreme Court Case FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) v Brownlie and consider the impact of the judgment on cross-border personal injury claims.

This live session will explore the practical steps required to bring a claim in England or Wales following an incident abroad and focus on the various mechanisms of CPR Part 6 that allow the English Courts’ jurisdiction to be argued.

Discussion will focus on the ‘tort gateway’ and consider other factors of importance once the English Courts’ jurisdiction has been established - including forum non conveniens arguments and enforcement of judgments.

You will have the opportunity to explore practical examples with the speaker and ask questions.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive session will cover the following:

  • Making the case for English jurisdiction in cross-border personal injury claims
  • CPR Practice Direction 6
  • Likely challenges
  • The need for permission to serve out of the jurisdiction
  • Practical tips for making the best case for your client
  • Enforcement of judgments
  • General update on jurisdiction for cross-border personal injury claims

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

Cross Border Personal Injury Claims - An Update