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Chambers of John Ross QC

LONDON, WC2A 1LF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7092 2900
Fax:
Fax 020 7404 9876
DX:
364 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.1chancerylane.com

Sarah Prager

Tel:
Work 020 7092 2900
Email:
1 CHANCERY LANE (Chambers of John Ross QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in personal injury and travel-related claims, including claims under the Package Travel Regulations, the Athens, Warsaw and Montreal Conventions, and at common law. Recent cases include Japp v Virgin Holidays Ltd [2013] EWCA Civ 1371; Harrison v Jagged Globe Ltd [2012]; Michael v Musgrave [2011]; Milner v Carnival Plc [2010] CA; Moore v Hotelplan Ltd [2010]; Drabble v Sunstar [2008]; Prince v Prince [2007]; Kempson v First Choice Holidays [2007]; Harbord v Thomas Cook Airline and anor [2006] and First Choice Holidays and Flights Ltd v Holden [2006].

Career

Called 1997, Inner Temple. Publications: ‘Local Standards: the decision in Japp v Virgin Holidays Ltd’ (2013) PIBULJ; ‘Complaints in Cruise Cases’ (Travel Law Quarterly); ‘Pioneering Passengers’ Rights’ Legislation and Jurisprudence from the Aviation Sector (ERA Forum); ‘Assumption of Responsibility in Holiday Cases’ (Travel Law Quarterly); ‘The Assessment of Damages in Holiday Cases’ The Impact of Milner v Carnival Plc (Travel Law Quarterly); ‘Use of the Highway Code in Personal Injury Cases’ (PI Brief Update Law Journal); ‘The Athens Convention – Jurisdiction in Cruise Cases’ (Travel Law Quarterly); Co-author, ‘The Athens Convention – Pleading in Cruise Cases’ (Travel Law Quarterly); ‘Maher v Groupama Grand Est’ (January 2009); ‘The limitation lottery: recent developments in the law on limitation’ ([2008] PIBULJ); ‘Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble: the standard of care in food poisoning cases’ ([2008] 1 ITLJ 26); ‘Ex Turpi Causa – an analysis of the decision in Gray v Thames Trains’ ((2008) PIQR P20); ‘Surveillance evidence: is it always necessary to stay within the limits of the law?’ ([2007] PIBULJ); ‘Direct Claims Against Insurers’ ([2007] PIBULJ); ‘The applicable law in cases involving the loi badinter: ss11 and 12 of the Private International Law (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995 reviewed’ ([2007] JPIL 338); Co-author, ‘A Little Local Difficulty: When are tour operators and hoteliers liable for holiday-makers’ accidents?’ ((2006) 156 NLJ 1006); ‘Regulation 15 of the Package Travel Regulations and the ‘Evidential Own Goal’ ((2006) 3 ITLJ 131); ‘Access denied: What redress airline passengers can expect under Regulation 261/2004/EC.’ ((2006) 156 NLJ 1124).

Member

PIBA; TATLA (Chair).

Education

Ipswich High School; Nottingham University (LLB Hons).

Leisure

Food and drink, fishing, walking.


London Bar

Consumer

Within: Consumer – Leading juniors

Sarah Prager - 1 Chancery Lane ‘A leading practitioner of her field, with excellent advocacy skills and a good sense of humour.’

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Travel law (including jurisdictional issues)

Within: Travel law (including jurisdictional issues) – Leading juniors

Sarah Prager - 1 Chancery Lane ‘A leading practitioner in her field with excellent advocacy skills.’

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