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Money Saving Expert – Coby Benson shares his expert view on airlines avoiding paying compensation
Wilmslow.co.uk – Bott and Co helps classrooms for vulnerable students get revamped
Travel Weekly – Travel Weekly Feature Our Recent Airline Passenger Survey Data
The Guardian – Bott and Co Advises Passengers On Ryanair Strikes
What We Can Provide Journalists With
Handling over 90,000 holiday claims a year; we often have clients very keen to share their experience. We’ve had a variety of stories published in the mainstream media from children being forced to sleep on airport floors to disabled passengers being left stranded and not given any care and assistance!
Expert Legal Comment and Advice
As the firm at the forefront of the law around flight delays and cancellations (EU Regulation 261), we can provide expert legal comment on specific cases, challenges and changes to the law. We can also comment on instances of poor treatment while abroad and mis-sold holidays.
If it’s flight data you’re looking for, our unique claim calculator analyses millions of pieces of airport and airline data. We’ve also got access to other flight databases. We can report on airline punctuality, the number of delays and any problem routes and airports.
Facts and Figures:
The company was founded in 2001
We currently employ 120 staff
Our current turnover is £16 million
We handle over 110,000 cases per year
We recover over £30 million in compensation per year
We are listed in The Lawyer’s Top 200 Law Firms in the UK
We are ranked 1st The Lawyer 200 for Revenue Per Lawyer
About Bott and Co – Key Facts
We’re recognised as the most trusted source in the UK on flight compensation law and EU Regulation 261. Bott and Co is the only practising law firm to have taken landmark flight delay compensation cases to the Supreme Court and won. This opened the doors for passengers to be able to claim compensation for the loss of time and inconvenience caused by a delay due to technical faults.
Since the Flight Delay Department launched in February 2013, we’ve recovered over £73m in compensation for over 215,000 flight delay passengers against over 140 airlines. We’ve issued over 100,000 sets of court proceedings for people who’ve been ignored by airlines.
Senior Partner, David Bott previously served as President of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and campaigns for the rights of injured people in the UK.
Bott and Co believes in delivering a great value and high quality legal service to its customers and is committed to maintaining ethical conduct at all times. The business employs over 140 people and is based in Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK.
Coby Benson, Flight Delay Compensation Solicitor at Bott and Co, played an integral part in bringing this area of law over to the UK when he himself was left stranded after a flight delay.
We are proud to be recognised by the industry, most notably;
2017 Law Society Excellence Awards – Excellence in Learning and Development (Highly commended)
2017 Modern Claims Awards – Law Firm of the Year
2017 Modern Claims Awards – Technology Initiative of the Year
2017 Modern Claims Awards – Specialist Team of the Year
2017 Modern Claims Awards – Employer of the Year (highly commended)
2015 Modern Claims Awards – Legal Team Of the Year
2015 Modern Claims Awards – Marketing Campaign Of the Year
2015 Modern Claims Awards – Technology Initiative Of the Year
2014 The Lawyer Management Awards – Best Technology Project.
2014 Modern Law Awards – Client care Initiative of the year.
2014 Modern Law Awards – Marketing campaign of the year.
2014 Manchester Legal Awards – Small firm of the year.
2014 Law Society Excellence Awards – Excellence in Client Services (highly commended)
2014 Law Society Excellence Awards – Excellence in Marketing & Communications (finalist)
We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, an APIL accredited practice and a member of The Law Society with ILEx status. In addition, we continue to be accredited as an Investor in People while also a member of Lexcel.