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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Mark Milkovics

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Eversheds Sutherland

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Mark has over 25 years’ experience in dealing with a variety of personal injury claims.

Mark’s main areas of expertise include:

  • Public sector recreational claims. Representing the Forestry Commission and The Royal Parks in relation to public liability claims. Dealing with a variety of claims under the Occupier’s Liability Acts, Highways Act 1980 and Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000, to include tree claims, mountain bike/cycling accidents, tripping/slipping claims, designated play areas/facilities, operational activities on land, barrier incidents. A number of cases have been successfully defended to trial. Mark has advised the Forestry Commission on policy regarding on recreational access on their land holdings.
  • Hotel and Leisure Sector (Travel Law). A wide range of travel/leisure/travel related claims either under the Package Travel Regulations (90/314) or litigated directly in other jurisdictions, covering personal injury and quality issues. Extensive experience of dealing with the issues of jurisdiction and applicable law. Mark has a clear understanding of personal injury issues involved with multi-jurisdictional cases.
  • Aviation sector. Dealing with passenger claims on behalf of Alitalia. This work includes personal injury claims under the Montreal Convention, delay/baggage claims under the Denied Boarding Regulations (261/2004), claims under the European Small Claims Procedure, and advising in relation to policy matters with the CAA.”




Senior Associate

East Anglia: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant

Within: Personal injury: defendant

'For high-value, high-complexity claims the overall level of service is good, the team is responsive and its knowledge is excellent', say clients of Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP. Among the firm's clients are large corporates and public entities including National Grid PLC, HSBC, McCain Foods, Turkish Airlines and Moulson Coors Brewing. Paul Coppin leads the corporate claims team in which Nicola Lashmar , who has more than 20 years' experience in this field of law, is highly recommended. Coppin is leading the representation of Anglian Water in a number of claims arising from the a serious flooding incident in 2015, when Kirkley Stream burst its banks following a period of extremely heavy rainfall, affecting 33 properties in the vicinity. He also advised Legal and General Insurance on a complex and high-value claim arising from an accident at a family BBQ, in which the claimant sustained 38% total body surface area burns. Claimant solicitors put in an a schedule of loss at short notice claiming just under £5m after liability had been conceded in the belief that a £2m insurance indemnity would be sufficient. Senior associate Kirsten Almond is 'very thorough and considers all angles'. Senior legal assistant Carl Hurle is 'very user-friendly and responsive and often acts as an extension of the in-house team'. Senior associate Mark Milkovics has more than 25 years' experience in personal injury work and he recently defended  Union Hosteleria, trading as Hotels Holiday Parks, against a claim brought by a teenager who suffered a serious spinal injury  as a result of falling through the glass floor of her hotel balcony.

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