Case Update: Dawson V Thomson Airways Limited1


Lessons on the interplay between the EC Regulation 261/2004 and the Montreal Convention 1999 relearnt -

Court of Appeal confirms limitation under EC Regulation 261/2004 to be determined in accordance with domestic law -

In an unsurprising judgment handed down by the Court of Appeal last week, the notion that the two year limitation period provided by the Montreal Convention 1999 ("Convention") could be applicable to claims brought pursuant to EC Regulation 261/2004 ("Regulation") by default was ruled out.

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Topics:  Airlines, EU, Montreal Convention, UK

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, International Trade Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Transportation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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