About Our Holiday Claims Team

Holiday Claim Hotline: 0808 143 1353

Simpson Millar LLP Solicitors’ leading travel law specialists assist individuals with making illness or accident compensation claims when things go wrong abroad. They have an unrivalled passion for winning compensation and achieving high levels of success for their clients.

Our Team

The firm has been established for over 150 years’ and our holiday claims team have over 80 years’ combined industry experience so you can rest assured knowing you have a travel law team who are experts in their field dealing with your case.

Holiday Claim Manager Simon Lomax

Simon Lomax – Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Manager

Simon’s expertise is in Travel Law and Personal Injury Litigation involving the Package Travel Regulations 1992, Montreal Convention and Athens Convention. Simon leads an expert team of Holiday Illness and Accident Claims Lawyers, and his attributes include an extensive knowledge of foreign and private international law.

Holiday Claim Solicitor Andrew Tarling

Andrew Tarling – Holiday Compensation Claims Manager

Andrew has immense experience of the travel industry and tour operating having spent many years as an in-house lawyer defending personal injury claims for the prominent tour operator Thomas Cook, and is therefore is converse with private international law matters.

Holiday Claim Solicitor James Blower

James Blower – Senior Holiday Claims Specialist

James’ conducts international travel law claims concerning clients who have suffered a personal Injury whilst working or on holiday abroad. James specialises in securing compensation for individual clients and small groups of holidaymakers who have suffered illness or an accident whilst abroad.

Holiday Claim Solicitor Paul Stevens

Paul Stevens – Group Travel Litigation Claims Manager

Paul’s specialism is prosecuting large class actions involving groups of holidaymakers affected by common issues such as illness or quality complaints. Paul spent 12 years working in travel as a defendant lawyer in a number of senior capacities leading teams conducting group and class actions.

Holiday Claim Solicitor Claire Rabbetts

Claire Rabbetts – Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Specialist

Claire has extensive knowledge of the travel sector having worked within the industry for over 13 years. Her previous roles include working for Thomas Cook, before joining TUI UK Limited (Thomson Holidays and First Choice Holidays) where she dealt with a wide range of legal issues in-house, as a Defendant lawyer.

Holiday Claim Solicitor Gary Rawlinson

Gary Rawlinson – Senior Holiday Accident Investigator

Gary is a specialist accident and illness investigator skilled in collating evidence in cases involving clients who have suffered personal injury abroad.Gary is a qualified health and safety and accident investigator ensuring that each case is investigated thoroughly so that the strongest case possible is constructed.

Amanda Dunford - Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Specialist

Amanda Dunford – Holiday Accident and Illness Claims Specialist

Handling holidaymakers claims who have suffered from an accident or illness as a result of poor hotel standards involving the Package Holiday and Package Tour Regulations 1992. Amanda is an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. Amanda joined Simpson Millar LLP’s holiday claims team in December 2014 from Hill Dickinson LLP where she had been defending litigated transport claims.

David Holt - Holiday Accident and Illness Investigator

David Holt – Holiday Accident and Illness Investigator

David is an experienced specialist accident and illness investigator in assisting clients who have suffered personal injury abroad. He is skilled in investigating, analysing and collating evidence in sickness/injury cases and liaises closely with the department’s lawyers in order to assist in the best possible outcome. David has a wealth of experience having previously worked on behalf of many leading law firms.

National Presence

Simpson Millar LLP is a national law firm with 14 offices throughout England and Wales so no matter where you live, our Holiday Claim Specialists are able to assist you with your compensation claim.

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Why choose Simpson Millar LLP Holiday Claim Solicitors?

  • Specialist personal injury solicitors providing friendly and prompt service
  • No win no fee – no hidden fees no risk. You’ve really nothing to lose!
  • Over 80 years’ combined travel law experience and hundreds of successful holiday claims every year
  • Our holiday claims specialists have worked as claimant AND defendant solicitors
  • Law Society accredited, Travel & Tourism Lawyer Association Members
  • Team of holiday complaint legal experts spanning across 14 UK offices
  • Recommended by Legal 500


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