June 2015 Travel Jurisdiction update – Court of Appeal delivers judgment in Hoteles Pinero Canarias SL v Keefe by Katherine Deal

17 June 2015

Katherine Deal discusses the long awaited decision of the Court of Appeal in Hoteles Pinero Canarias SL v Keefe, handed down this morning, 17 June 2015.  The Court considered whether the English court has jurisdiction to entertain the claim brought by a English claimant injured in Tenerife against the Spanish hotel, when that claim is coupled to a direct claim against the Spanish liability insurer.

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Pierre Janusz represented the Appellant in the Maher v Groupama [2010] 1 WLR 1564 case which is referred to in this article.