Linda regularly advises in international personal injury cases with cross-border issues, particularly those falling within the jurisdiction of the Admiralty Court. She is well-versed in claims involving the international carriage conventions, the package holiday regulations, Merchant Shipping regulations, ship collisions and issues of jurisdiction, applicable law and limitation.
She is a contributing author to Munkman on Employer’s Liability (writing the ‘Shipping and Workers on Ships’ chapter) and co-authored ‘Work Accidents at Sea’ (now in its second edition). She is recommended as a leading junior in Chambers and Partners (in the field of Travel: International Personal Injury) and in the Legal 500 (Travel Law).
Notable Admiralty and International Personal Injury cases
Goslin and Male v Stormforce Coaching Ltd (The Cheeki Rafiki)
Acted for the families of crew members who died when their racing yacht sank whilst on passage from Antigua to Southampton. Advised on issues relating to insurance, jurisdiction, liability and quantum.
Dumitrache v MacDuff
Successful settlement of a claim by the family of a man who, along with his fishing companions, was drowned when their pleasure craft sank following a collision or near miss with a commercial fishing vessel.