IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C4.6, Convention Centre, Level 4

Session information

Recent aircraft accidents and related liability issues and litigation
Room C4.6, Convention Centre, Level 4


Aviation Law Committee (Lead)


This panel will discuss a number of relatively recent major commercial aircraft accidents and incidents around the world. The discussion will include the government investigation stage, liability issues involving various parties and the status of litigation. The respective interests of the claimants, airline, aircraft manufacturer and others will be explored. There will be a comparative analysis of how air disaster litigation is handled in different countries.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Professor Mia Wouters GDS advocaten, Brussels, Belgium


John Harvey Blair Bentley Investments, Auckland, New Zealand
John Dawson Carneys Lawyers, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Peng Lim Kennedys, Singapore, Singapore
Mark Mackrell Norton White, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Christine Negroni null, New York, New York, USA