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We request that you countersign and return these Terms & Conditions electronically as soon as possible. By signing this agreement, you will also agree to the Damage Based Agreement, which provides for us to recover 36% inc. VAT in monetary value of any monies/vouchers you recover.


(a) My Flight Delayed, and
(b) You, the Claimant and any additional passengers


A broad outline of the work I shall be carrying out includes:

(a) Review your potential case for the submission of a delayed flight claim.
(b) Draft a Letter of Claim.
(c) Review any response.
(d) If a proposal is made, then negotiate a resolution.
(e) If the case is rejected, then if appropriate, refer the case to the Aviation Ombudsman or other appropriate Alternative Dispute Resolution schemes approved by the Civil Aviation Authority
(f) In the event a resolution is not reached and then issue legal proceedings providing we still consider you have a resonable prospect of success.

Our obligation to you at this stage is to carry out the above work. In return we will charge 36% inc. VAT, prior to any disbursements, of any sums we recover on your behalf. Our fee advice has been calculated on the basis that we are only carrying out the above.


As our client you will agree:

(a) That you were booked on the claimed flight and if appropriate attempted to check in at the Airport
(b) That you have not already made a successful claim
(c) To promptly provide us with any relevant documents we request
(d) To provide us with a copy of your ID and any additional passengers’ ID
(e) That you have not and will not engage any other claims company or law firm on the same complaint nor go to direct to the airline to claim
(f) To accept updates and advice electronically (email) unless you request otherwise
(g) To accept any compensation by way of cheque made out to you. However, at times, the airline may make a compensation payment in the form of vouchers to you; our fee will still be due in monetary value in this instance.
(h) If your claim is rejected and if required, then to provide us with the relevant consent to take your case to the appropriate Alternative Dispute Resolution or Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution scheme as approved by the Civil Aviation Authority, providing there is no adverse risk of cost to you. You will not be charged for this service; any charges to use this service will be covered by us and if we are successful our fee to you will still be set at 36% inclusive of VAT.

Should you fail to adhere with the obligations above you will be liable for the fee structure outset in section 11.


In the event of you submitting a claim on behalf of any additional passengers, you confirm that you:

(a) Will act as lead passenger and provide instructions in respect of all actions for all claimants
(b) You will make payment (on a no win no fee basis) on behalf of additional passengers
(c) You have the appropriate authority to act on behalf of any additional passengers
(d) You will disperse any monies received on behalf of the additional passengers


I (Andrew Settle) am the Managing Partner of the firm and also a Solicitor-Advocate with ultimate conduct of your matter. I delegate aspects of the file to other members of the My Flight Delayed Resolution Team, however, I will be responsible for the supervision of your case.


Please ensure you are very clear on the legal fees being charged. We will work on a Damages Based Agreement (DBA) whereby we will be entitled to 36% inc. VAT of any damages recovered (prior to any deduction of disbursements). Please see the enclosed DBA with further details of the agreement. For clients making an International payment, will cover the charges applied by banks as a disbursement. To do this, clients must request their bank shares the fees.

Foreign Transaction Fee
Foreign Transaction Fees (FTF) may apply via the airline or your nominated Financial Institution. Any FTF will be payable by you, the Claimant. Under no circumstance will we, MFD, cover these costs. If you are making a payment to MFD we advise you should check with your Financial Institution as to any additional costs you may incur.

7. PROFESSIONAL INDEMNITY INSURANCE has Professional Indemnity Insurance within England & Wales as required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales. It is a fundamental term of our accepting instructions from you that our liability to you is limited to £3 million. Should you require us to have a greater liability than this please contact us. In the absence of any express agreement in writing between us for a higher amount we will not be responsible to you for any liability incurred in excess of that amount. Our current insurers are:

  • Hera Indemnity Limited
  • Sompo International
  • Reference: B1530PI22SOM0205


If you are dissatisfied with our bill, we ask that you raise your concerns with the fee-earner concerned, or if you prefer, Mr. Andrew Settle, Managing Director. In the event that the issue cannot be resolved, you have the right to invoke our complaints procedure, which is detailed below. You also have the right to make a complaint to the Legal Ombudsman. There are time limits for doing so, and all details in relation to the Legal Ombudsman can be found at

If you remain dissatisfied with the amount of the bill, you have the right to ask the Senior Courts Costs Office to consider the bill and make an assessment as to its reasonableness. Full details of this procedure can be found at courts-costs-office.


Under the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 and the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, we have an obligation to verify the identity and place of residence of all clients before the establishment of a business relationship. We will request further documents upon receipt of your signed Agreement but as a minimum we require a copy of your Passport or Driving Licence.


We may outsource the taking and making of telephone calls, data inputting, processing new enquiries, chasing documents from you to a specialist and supervised company. You agree for us to outsource this element of your matter. I am however ultimately responsible for ensuring that the highest quality of work is maintained and I undertake monthly reviews of the outsourced work to ensure:

(a) All details will remain confidential.
(b) Any person employed by a contractor involved in your matter has all the necessary qualifications and experience to deal with the matter.
(c) Any person dealing with your matter is adequately supervised by persons with the appropriate qualifications and experience to do so.


As the client you have the right to cancel this Agreement; you may do this at any time in the period of 14 calendar days beginning with the day after the day on which this Agreement was made. You should either write to us at My Flight Delayed, Fast Track House, Pearson Way, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6PT, call us on 0333 212 3077, email or complete and send back the cancellation form available for download below. The correspondence should at least state “I wish to cancel the Agreement with My Flight Delayed”. If you gave your explicit consent for us to commence working for you within the 14-day cancellation period, please note that if you do cancel your instructions that you will need to pay for any services provided until the point of your cancellation. If an offer is received or payment of your claim within 14 days and therefore we are successful, then the cancellation fee will be equal to 36% inc. VAT of the offer or received amount from the Airline.

If you wish to cancel outside of the 14-day period then we may charge a cancellation fee of £90 inc. VAT per passenger unless the Airline has accepted your claim in this 14-day period in which case our normal charges will apply as the cancellation fee.

Should we fail to get a response from you to our correspondence/attempted communication, then your claim will be automatically cancelled after 4 weeks of either the date of sign-up or your last communication with us, whichever is latest, under ‘failure to respond’ and you will be charged the cancellation fee at the cost explained above. Cancellation Form Download.


It is important to us that we provide services of the highest quality to all of our clients. We aim to ensure that any complaints that clients may have are identified and dealt with in accordance with this procedure.

Making a complaint:

You can register your complaint with the person dealing with your matter, or Mr. Andrew Settle, Director and appointed complaints handler. Mr. Settle will ensure complaints are handled effectively and in accordance with this procedure.

(a) We will acknowledge your complaint within seven days
(b) We will conduct a full investigation and an independent review of your matter
(c) We aim to respond in full within 28 days, however, if your complaint is of a more complex nature we will require more time; we will inform you of when you will receive a full response
(d) We will reply to you, usually in writing, to tell you our views on your complaint and how we propose to resolve it, hopefully to your satisfaction
(e) If you are dissatisfied with the outcome, or the way your complaint has been handled, you may request that your file is independently reviewed by an external solicitor who will make such further investigations as are necessary
(f) The external solicitor will inform you of the conclusions and any alternative proposals to resolve your complaint, usually within 28 days of this being referred to them. Under no circumstances will the above investigation take longer than 8 weeks
(g) You may take your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman within 6 months of the expiry of the 8-week period or our definitive response in the meantime.

Legal Ombudsman

The Legal Ombudsman can help you if we are unable to resolve your complaint ourselves. They will look at your complaint independently and it will not affect how we handle your case.

Before accepting a complaint for investigation, the Legal Ombudsman will check that you have tried to resolve your complaint with us first. If you have, then you must take your complaint to the Legal Ombudsman:

  • Within six months of receiving a final response to your complaint; and
  • No more than six years from the date of act/omission; or
  • No more than three years from when you should reasonably have known there was cause for complaint.

If you would like more information about the Legal Ombudsman, please contact them.

Contact details

Call: 0300 555 0333 between 9.00 to 17.00.
Legal Ombudsman PO Box 6806, Wolverhampton, WV1 9WJ

What to do if you are unhappy with our behaviour

The Solicitors Regulation Authority can help if you are concerned about our behaviour. This could be for things like dishonesty, taking or losing your money or treating you unfairly because of your age, a disability or other characteristic.

Visit their website to see how you can raise your concerns with the Solicitors Regulation Authority.


In the event that you have raised a complaint regarding My Flight Delayed and this has been unresolved, you may wish to engage with Alternative Dispute Resolution bodies instead of the Legal Ombudsman Service. We will agree to use schemes involving ProMediate and Small Claims Mediation in the event a complaint is not resolved by the Legal Ombudsman.

Unless otherwise agreed, these terms and conditions of business shall apply to any future instructions given by you to us. Please sign below. You also agree to act on behalf of all additional passengers andthat you authority to do so.