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Phillip GreenParalegal Aviation

areas of expertise
  • Aviation Law
  • Regulatory Law

Phillip Green is a Civil Litigation Paralegal, specialising in Aviation and EU Regulatory law.

He has amassed significant experience in representing a large commercial airline in numerous cases throughout the Jurisdictions of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Phillip has played an important role in proposed test cases concerning the validity of terms and conditions’ clauses to dispute the jurisdiction of the Courts of England & Wales.

Additionally, he is responsible for the collation of evidence in respect of wide-scale delayed or cancelled flights, and for consolidating case law accumulated in various jurisdictions across Europe and advising on it’s potential to influence UK Courts.

Notable Cases:

  • Fletcher -v- Ryanair DAC: (Appeal Ref 94/2017)

This case concerned the question of whether Air Traffic Control failures amounted to an ‘extraordinary circumstance’ to enable air carriers to raise a defence for flight delay compensation claims under Regulation EC 261/2004. On Appeal at the Liverpool County Court, HHJ Wood QC determined that air traffic control issues could amount to extraordinary circumstances for the purposes of the Regulation.

  • Malakauskas -v- Ryanair DAC: (C03LV701)

This case concerned the enforceability of an exclusive jurisdiction clause in the contract of carriage of an airline, restricting a claim for flight delay compensation under the Denied Boarding Regulation to issue in the Republic of Ireland. The Court upheld the validity of the jurisdiction clause.

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