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Daniel Clarke and Cheryl Palmer-Hughes present MBL Seminar – Cross Border Claims

Outer Temple‘s Daniel Clarke and Irwin Mitchell‘s Cheryl Palmer-Hughes are due to speak at MBL Seminar, ‘Brownlie – The Impact on Cross-Border Personal Injury Claims’. This will go ahead on Wednesday 1st June 2-4pm.

Daniel Clarke, along with Cheryl Palmer-Hughes, will be presenting a seminar together at the MBL Seminar, ‘Brownlie- The Impact on Cross-Border Personal Injury Claims’.

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. Daniel and Cheryl 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. There will be practical examples and a Q&A session during the seminar.

Course Content:

  • 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.

Click here to find out more and to book.

Find out more:

Daniel Clarke practises in personal injury.

He has a particular specialism in cases with an international element, including claims raising conflicts and jurisdictional issues. He also has experience of acting in claims in other jurisdictions, including in the Privy Council and in Jersey.

He undertakes clinical negligence work for both claimants and defendants and receives regular instructions from NHS Trusts. His practice also includes industrial disease, historic sex abuse, RTAs, and employers’ liability.

He is an accredited mediator.

To find out more, contact Paul Barton on +44 (0)20 7427 4907 or Mark Gardner on +44 (0)207 427 4909 for a confidential discussion.

Events 26 May, 2022


Daniel Clarke

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