- Next Generation Partner and recommended lawyer for 'Transport: Travel (London)'
The Legal 500 UK 2021
- Rising star and Recommended Lawyer for 'Travel (London)'
The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
- Next Generation Lawyer and Recommended Lawyer for 'Travel (London)'
"Gareth Thomas ‘get results’ and deliver an ‘outstanding service’."
The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
Gareth is a Partner in Kennedys’ London office. Gareth trained at an insurance practice and has completed a secondment with a global cruise company.
He represents tour operators, cruise liners, charities insurers and other travel companies in a variety of fast track, multi-track and catastrophic injury claims. Claims usually involve the Package Travel Regulations and the Athens and Montreal Conventions but he has also advised on cases that involve jurisdictional issues and Rome II.
Gareth has also acted on commercial litigation involving companies in multiple jurisdictions and has been successful in a number of such cases in recovering damages for clients from companies in other jurisdictions.
He has advised travel companies in respect of crisis response to a variety of situations including natural disaster, war, civil unrest and illness outbreak. He is also a regular speaker at industry events.
Gareth is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).
- Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2012