Justin Collins

Justin Collins

Partner London, United Kingdom

Justin is a Partner in our London office. He qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1996.

Justin represents tour operators, hotels, and other companies providing travel services to UK customers. He specialises in claims against tour operators under the package travel regulations worldwide, and also handles a whole range of employers’ and public liability matters.

He manages a range of personal injury matters. These include high profile matters, such as the inquests into the Tunisian beach massacre and associated civil claims, other high profile inquests, and advising and assisting with the management and strategic response to ‘holiday sickness’ claims.

Justin regularly speaks at industry events, for specific tour operators or through ABTA. He co-authored part of Kennedys’ UK claims handling guide and is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).

Qualifications

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1996

Justin Collins handles complex travel claims; he is a 'top litigator with one eye on the detail, and the other on the prize'.

The Legal 500 UK 2020

Market recognition

  • Notable practitioner for 'Travel: International Personal Injury (Defendant) (UK-wide)'
    "Justin Collins handles a range of defendant travel claims for tour operators and travel agents. He is regularly called upon to act on biking, drowning and terrorist attack cases."
    Chambers UK 2020
  • Leading Individual and Recommended Lawyer for 'Travel (London)'
    "Justin Collins handles complex travel claims; he is a 'top litigator with one eye on the detail, and the other on the prize."
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Notable practitioner for 'Travel: International Personal Injury (Defendant) (UK-wide)'
    "Justin Collins attracts praise for his 'efficient and supportive' approach and technical expertise"
    "He is the go-to man for technical issues or problems we have never come across before."

    Chambers UK 2019
  • Recommended Lawyer for 'Travel (London)'
    "Justin Collins, who is the ‘heartbeat of a talented team’."
    The Legal 500 UK 2018/19
  • “Justin Collins is ‘very experienced’ and is ‘an exceptional travel lawyer’.”
    The Legal 500 UK 2017
Market recogniton
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    Leading Individual

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2019

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2017