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Author: James Beeton, barrister at 12 King's Bench Walk.
The 'Accidents Abroad' Division of practitioner text Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service has for some years now been written and edited by members of 12 King’s Bench Walk’s International & Travel Team.
Earlier this year, I worked with cross-border guru Philip Mead on the first post-Implementation Period version of the Division, building on last year’s excellent work by Elizabeth Boulden, Charley Turton, Spencer Turner, and Christopher Fleming, with oversight from David Green.
It is one of the first major personal injury law textbooks dealing with the changes brought about by the Trade and Cooperation Agreement, the new rules on service, and the complex transitional procedural provisions following the UK’s ejection from the Brussels-Lugano system.
The key change we have made is that the Section dealing with 'Accidents with a foreign element' no longer includes a structure based on a
core division between accidents falling under the Brussels-Lugano regime and
accidents falling under the CPR service gateways.
The new structure is instead split into easily identifiable
scenarios, with a focus on providing practical advice for lawyers who encounter
these claims. The scenarios are:
Any comments or requests for the inclusion of additional content in the next edition are of course always gratefully received.
This blog post was originally published on the 12KBW International & Travel Law blog and has been reproduced here with kind permission. Subscribers can now access the update on LexisLibrary. For a free trial or more details on Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service please visit our website here.
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