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Labbadia v Alitalia [2019] EWHC 2103 (Admin)

2nd August 2019

Lionel Stride, instructed by Rebecca Smith at Irwin Mitchell, has successfully represented the Claimant in a High Court claim arising out of his fall whilst descending disembarkation steps at Milan Airport. Margaret Obi, sitting in her capacity as a Deputy High Court Judge, was satisfied that this caused ‘an unusual or unexpected event external to him’, constituting an ‘accident’ within the meaning of Article 17 of the Montreal Convention 1999 (“the 1999 Convention”).

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Driverless Law: Alex Glassbrook and Emma Northey’s seminar for Association of Personal Injury Lawyers, Monday 29 July

23rd July 2019

On Monday evening Alex and Emma will be giving a seminar to the Transport Group of APIL: introducing the law of driverless vehicles, explaining the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act 2018 and examining some future challenges.

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