Holiday Claims
Holiday Claims

Meet the Holiday Illness Claims Team

The management of Simpson Millar's Holiday Travel Team have been dealing with holiday illness claims for over 70 years, and we have an enviable reputation in the travel industry. Our team of travel experts regularly secure substantial compensation payments for holidaymakers exposed to illness and food poisoning on holiday abroad.

Holiday Compensation Expert Nick Harris

Nick Harris - Head of International Travel Law

Nick's expertise lies in International Holiday Travel Law Claims for Illness or Personal Injury. He is Head of Simpson Millar’s International Holiday & Travel Law Division and an Associate of the firm. Nick qualified attaining a 1st Class LLB Honours Degree in Law. As a member of the Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association (TATLA) his specialism is acting for clients who sustain injury or suffer illness abroad. Read More

Holiday Accident and Illness Compensation Expert Simon Lomax

Simon Lomax - Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Manager

Simon's expertise is in Travel Law and Personal Injury Litigation involving the Package Travel, Package Holiday and Package Tours Regulations 1992, Montreal Convention and Athens Convention. Simon leads an expert team of Holiday Illness and Accident Claims Lawyers handling an ever increasing caseload ranging from simple trips and slips accidents abroad to complex and catastrophic injuries and large class actions. Simon’s attributes include an extensive knowledge of foreign and private international law. Read More

Senior Holiday Claims Solicitor James Blower

James Blower - Senior Holiday Claims Specialist

James’ conducts international travel law claims concerning clients who have suffered a personal Injury whilst working or on holiday abroad. James has a meticulous eye for detail which led to an invitation to join Simpson Millar’s highly successful Holiday Travel Law Division in 2010 where he has made an instant impact. James specialises in securing compensation for individual clients and small groups of holidaymakers who have suffered illness or an accident whilst abroad. Read More

Group Travel Litigation Claims Manager Paul Stevens

Paul Stevens – Group Travel Litigation Claims Manager

Paul’s specialism is prosecuting large class actions involving groups of holidaymakers affected by common issues such as illness or quality complaints. Paul spent 12 years working in travel as a defendant lawyer in a number of senior capacities leading teams conducting group and class actions. A Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives Paul also holds a degree in Anthropology from Durham University. Paul is a member of TATLA (Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association). Read More

Group Travel Litigation Claims Manager Andrew Tarling

Andrew Tarling – Holiday Compensation Claims Manager

Andrew is a member of the Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association (TATLA), holds a LLB (Hons) Degree in Law and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Andrew has immense experience of the travel industry and tour operating having spent many years as an in-house lawyer defending personal injury claims for the prominent tour operator Thomas Cook. Andrew is converse with private international law matters and has experience of representing clients injured in Road Traffic Accidents whilst abroad. Read More

Claire Rabbetts Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Specialist

Claire Rabbetts - Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Specialist

Claire is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executives and joined Simpson Millar LLP's holiday claims team in July 2014. Claire has extensive knowledge of the travel sector having worked within the industry for over 13 years. Her previous roles include working for Thomas Cook, before joining TUI UK Limited (Thomson Holidays and First Choice Holidays) where she dealt with a wide range of legal issues in-house, as a Defendant lawyer. Read More

Gary Rawlinson - Senior Holiday Claims Investigator

Gary Rawlinson – Senior Holiday Accident Investigator

Gary is a specialist accident and illness investigator skilled in collating evidence in cases involving clients who have suffered personal injury abroad.Gary is a qualified health and safety and accident investigator. Working closely with the department’s lawyers Gary ensures that each case is investigated thoroughly so that the strongest case possible is constructed. Gary has extensive experience have been commissioned and employed by many leading law firms in the past. Read More

Amanda Dunford - Chartered Legal Executive

Amanda Dunford - Holiday Illness Claims Specialist

Amanda is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Amanda joined Simpson Millar LLP’s holiday claims team in December 2014 from Hill Dickinson LLP where she had been defending litigated transport claims. Amanda handles holidaymakers claims who have suffered from an accident or illness as a result of poor hotel standards involving the Package Holiday and Package Tour Regulations 1992. Read More

David Holt - Holiday Illness Investigator

David Holt - Holiday Illness Investigator

David is an experienced specialist accident and illness investigator in assisting clients who have suffered personal injury abroad. He is skilled in investigating, analysing and collating evidence in sickness/injury cases and liaises closely with the department’s lawyers in order to assist in the best possible outcome. David has a wealth of experience having previously worked on behalf of many leading law firms.