RTA and Whiplash

RTA and Whiplash

Katherine is a Partner at Hugh James Solicitors in London specialising in Travel Law and is Chair of the PEOPIL RTA European Exchange Group.

She acts for tourists who have become ill or been injured on package holidays, in road accidents abroad, on cruise liners and on aeroplanes.

She is also a member of APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers), the Travel and Tourism Lawyers Association, the Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers (PEOPIL), and the American Association for Justice (AAJ) where she is a member of the Board of Governors for the UK and Ireland.

If there is one subject that touches all PEOPIL members it is international road traffic accidents. With an average of 500,000 accidents occurring annually in Europe knowledge of foreign counterparts is essential.

  • The RTA Group was founded in the year 2000
  • One of its aims is to create national reports for Road Traffic Law within the different European countries. National reports are currently under construction focusing on Whiplash and Road Traffic Accidents
  • The RTA Group holds 1 seminar per year and hosts a further meeting at The PEOPIL Annual Conference.


Katherine Allen, Chair of the PEOPIL RTA & Whiplash EEG


If you would like to join this Group to network with European Road Traffic Law experts and exchange information on EU road traffic legislation, please contact PEOPIL CEO wolfgang.resch@peopil.com today on how to become a PEOPIL member.