In this episode, Associate Kieran Mercer and Max Archer, a barrister at 12 King’s Bench Walk, discussed the growing number of drones in the sky, the evolving liability regime and the implications for personal injury litigation.

Max examined the potential parties to a personal injury claim following a drone accident and highlighted the issues a claimant may need to overcome when seeking redress. Max looked at recent legislation and considered whether the removal of the distinction between non-commercial and commercial drone operations will affect the numbers of drones seen above us and the corresponding risk of injury.

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About the speaker – Max Archer, a barrister at 12KBW

Max-Archer Barrister at 12KBWMax Archer specializes in international and travel work, aviation and in claims arising out of exposure to asbestos.

International, travel & aviation work forms a significant part of Max’s practice. He has expertise in jurisdiction and conflicts of laws as well as private international tort law and human rights issues. He is adept at handling claims brought under the package travel regulations and acts for claimants and defendants in this area. He is also very experienced in aviation matters, handling fatal air crashes and Montreal Convention matters as sole and junior counsel.

He has experience in asbestos litigation beyond his call, appearing in Taylor v Fascia Future [2018] EWHC 3049 QB led by Harry Steinberg QC. Max is experienced in handling all issues arising out claims involving exposure to asbestos including those surrounding immunotherapy.



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