PEOPIL ANNUAL CONFERENCE MALAGA 2021


Friday 15 & Saturday 16 October

MALAGA LAW SOCIETY (ILUSTRE COLEGIO DE ABOGADOS DE MALAGA)
Paseo de la Farola, 13
29016 Málaga

PERSONAL INJURY – FUTURE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

9 CPD Points BNS/PEOP SOLICITORS REGULATION AUTHORITY, England

Pending accreditation by APIL Training 9 APIL CPD hours

Thursday 14 October 2021

KALEIDO MALAGA PORT
Paseo de la Farola, 13
29016 Málaga

19:00-19:30

Pre-conference registration

19:30-21:30

Drinks and dinner reception with live music

Friday 15 October 2021

MALAGA LAW SOCIETY 
Palmeral de las Sorpresas, 2
29015 Málaga

09:00-09:15

Registration

09:15-09:45

Opening & Welcome by John Beer, PEOPIL President and Salvador González Martín, Dean of the Malaga Law Society

Chair morning session:

  • Søren Vagner Nielsen, Plesner, Denmark

09:45-10:45

News from the EU: Recent judgments of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in personal injury cases (including X v Kuoni regarding liability under the Package Travel Directive)

Speakers:

  • Juan Ignacio Signes de Mesa, Référendaire at the CJEU
  • Philip Banks, Irwin Mitchell, UK
  • James Riley, Irwin Mitchell, UK

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-12:00

UK – Post Brexit
Update on cross border personal injury claims, including the pending Supreme Court decision in Brownlie
The Lugano Convention and international enforcement of judgments

Speakers:

  • Sarah Crowther QC, Outer Temple Chambers, UK
  • Chris Deacon, Stewarts Law, UK

12:00-12:45

Possibilities to disapply the Spanish Baremo in claims involving foreign claimants
Case study: RTA in Spain involving a Danish victim, comparison of different scenarios.

Speakers:

  • Ana Romero Porro, Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados, Spain
  • Søren Vagner Nielsen, Plesner, Denmark

12:45-13:30

The closure and complexity of international litigation and distribution of funds to clients

Speakers:

  • Anthony Tarricone, Kreindler & Kreindler, Boston, USA
  • John Bair, Milestone Consulting, LLC, Buffalo, USA

13:30-14:30

Lunch

Chair afternoon session:

  • Ana Romero Porro, Cremades & Calvo-Sotelo Abogados, Spain

14:30-15:30

Liability of regulators /notified bodies /classification societies /social auditing firms.
Maritime disasters, human rights violations & “outsourced torts”, PIP/TUV case.

Chair:

  • Silina Pavlakis, Pavlakis, Moschos & Associates, Greece

Panel:

  • Oliver Holland, Leigh Day, UK
  • Jean-Pierre Bellecave, BCV Lex Avocats, France
  • James Beeton, 12 King’s Bench Walk, UK
  • Carlos Villacorta, BCV Lex Abogados, Spain

15:30-16:30

Victims of Intentional Violent Crimes and EU law. Special consideration to the CJEU judgment in the case C-129/19 and the District Court of Amsterdam decision.

Speakers:

  • Marco Bona, Studio Legale Bona Oliva & Associati, Italy
  • John Beer, Beer Advocaten, The Netherlands

16:30-17:00

Coffee break

17:00-17:30

Young Lawyers Group:
 Remote assessments for medical legal reports: are they here to stay?
Speakers:
  • Rebeca Martinez, BVC Lex Abogados, Spain
  • Ian Denham, Outer Temple Chambers, UK
  • Jack Casciato, Clifford Law Offices, Chicago, Illinois, USA

17:30-18:00

AGM

18:00

Close

GRAN HOTEL MIRAMAR
Paseo Reding, 22, 24
29016 Málaga

19:30-21:00

Drinks reception

21:00-23:00

Dinner (business attire)

23:00-01:00

Dance and free bar

Saturday 16 October 2021

MALAGA LAW SOCIETY 
Palmeral de las Sorpresas, 2
29015 Málaga

Chair :

  • Clive Garner, Irwin Mitchell, UK

09:30-10:15

Liability in Personal Injury and Death Cases focusing on the liability of vessel owners and cruise operators. Limitation funds under maritime law

Speaker:

  • Carlos Llinás Negret, Nelson & Fraenkel LLP, Los Angeles, USA

10:15-11:15

Legal accountability for COVID 19 injuries. Foreseeability and following the science.
Covid 19 Care Home Infections
Vaccine Injury – SIRVA (Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration)
US Compensation for Serious Vaccine Injuries

Speakers:

  • Abigail Holt, Barrister Garden Court Chambers, UK
  • Liam Moloney, Moloney & Co. Solicitors, Ireland
  • Altom M. Maglio, Maglio Christopher & Toale Law Firm, Sarasota, FL, USA

11:15-11:45

Coffee break

11:45-12:45

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: Who is liable for the damage caused? 

Speakers:

  • Iñigo Navarro Mendizabal, PastAcademic Dean of the Law School at the Comillas University, Spain 
  • Mark Harvey, Hugh James Solicitors, UK

12:45-13:00

Conference closing and final remarks

John Beer and Ana Romero Porro