Getting your Contracts Right: Learnings from the Coronavirus Crisis

    08 July 2020
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    Zoom Webinar
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ABTA’s weekly webinars are delivered in collaboration with trusted ABTA Partners and offer business support and advice to travel businesses during this crucial time.

About this webinar

This 90-minute legal webinar will provide guidance on how to get your consumer and supplier contracts right post-Covid-19 in the travel industry.

Hear from ABTA and travel legal experts, Travlaw LLP, on what the industry can learn from the Coronavirus crisis and how to adapt contracts going forward.

Get a recap on contracting basics for the travel industry and learn what your business can be doing now to ensure contracts are fit for purpose for future travel operations.

Understand how contracting principles apply to your consumer T&Cs, with advice on cancellations, amendments, and compensation. 

Get advice on how to adapt your supplier contracts to prepare your business for future crises, including the use of Force Majeure and Frustration clauses. 

Submit your specific questions ahead of, or during the webinar, to be answered in a legal surgery. 


•    General contracting principles and a recap for the travel industry, and learnings post Covid-19
•    Understanding how these principles impact on consumer terms and conditions
•    Contracting with suppliers across jurisdictions 
•    Legal surgery: bring your questions to a panel of legal experts


•    Moderator: Simon Bunce, Director of Legal Affairs, ABTA 
•    Matt Gatenby, Senior Partner, Travlaw
•    Paula Macfarlane, Senior Solicitor, ABTA 
•    Emma Shakespeare, Senior Associate Solicitor, Travlaw


ABTA Partner+ Travlaw LLP are 100% committed to serving the travel and leisure industry – from tour operators and travel agents to airlines, hotel groups, event management companies and their insurers. We pride ourselves on being one of the top travel law firms in the UK. We are a large, experienced team of highly professional yet approachable lawyers who are tried and tested specialists in advising.

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ABTA Members and Partners* - Free of charge.

Non-Members - £99 plus VAT.

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*Must have a current ABTA Member/Partner number.

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