"The team has so many contacts with foreign insurers and so many people with foreign languages that it is miles ahead of others."

Chambers and Partners (2014)


Clive Garner

Clive has been head of our award winning International Travel Litigation Group since 1997 and for several years he has been recognised as a leader in his field. Clive has successfully acted in more than 150 group actions claims involving thousands of English citizens injured in incidents worldwide.

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Demetrius Danas

Demetrius joined us in April 2003 from a niche travel litigation practice where he was a partner. Since joining Irwin Mitchell, he has played a key role in establishing and developing the International Travel Litigation Group in the London office. Demetrius has great experience in acting on behalf of people who sustain injuries whilst abroad and has pursued claims in over 30 jurisdictions worldwide.

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Philip Banks

Philip acts both on behalf of individuals who suffer injury in foreign accidents as well as for groups of clients who suffer illness in hotels or on cruise ships abroad. His team has handled one of the largest group claims of its kind against a large UK-based tour operator, involving almost 1,000 claimants and involving a total settlement of over £3 million.

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Suki Chhokar

Suki primarily deals with group actions against U.K. based tour operators, or single party actions against defendants in foreign countries (often working with foreign agent lawyers). His team currently handles in excess of 2000 clients and handle range of different cases against major U.K. tour operators. 

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Amandeep Dhillon

Amandeep offers expertise in large scale group illness claims (both domestic and international), accidents abroad involving foreign laws and jurisdictions, and incidents occurring in the air or at sea.

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"We were very happy with the outcome of our case, especially as we were initially offered nothing from the Tour Operator. Irwin Mitchell were very professional throughout and we are very happy with the outcome."

Chris and Michael, Worksop