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Coris UK, partly due to the formation of the Coris Group in France, has always had a strong presence on the European Continent, with coverage from East to West.

UNITED KINGDOM
CORIS
40 Holborn Viaduct
EC1N 2PZ
LONDON
E-mail :nlavelle@coris-uk.co.uk
Tel : 44 207 430 0807
fax : 44 207 430 0493
Manager : Mr Nick LAVELLE

Population : 59 M , London : 8.5M
Limitation Period : 3 years for personal injury, 6 years for material damages
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Albania
TIRANA

Population : 3.6 M , Tirana: 585,000
Limitation Period : Details to Follow
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow

Andorra
ANDORRA-LA VELLA

Population : 81,222 , Andorra La Vieille 22,884
Limitation Period : 30 years or 1 year
Hire car : Professional reasons
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Generally a major contribution

Austria
Vienna

Population : 8.2 M , Vienna 1.7 M
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Major contributions

Belarus
MINSK

Population : 9.7 M , Minsk: 1.8M
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow

Belgium
GENT

Population : 10.4 M , Bruxelles : 2M
Limitation Period : 5 years
Hire car : Professional reasons for the duration on repairs
Loss of Use : Yes, for the duration of the repairs which is fixed by the engineer's report
Solicitors costs recoverable : No, subject to small awards towards disbs after proceedings issued

Bulgaria
SOFIA

Population : 8.1 M , Sofia : 2 M
Limitation Period : 5 years
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Croatia
ZAGREB

Population : 4.6 M , Zagreb : 780000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Cyprus
NICOSIA

Population : 785,000 , Nicosie : 210,000
Limitation Period : 2 years
Hire car : Yes, professional
Loss of Use : Sometimes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Major contributions to agents costs

Czech Republic
PRAGUE 4

Population : 8.2 M , Prague : 1.2M
Limitation Period : 2 years, 3 years for negligence,10 years for intentional damage
Hire car : Exceptionally for professional reasons.
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes, major contributions to costs.

Denmark
LYNGBY

Population : 5,450,000 , Copenhagen: 503,700
Limitation Period : 5 years, 20 years for criminal offences
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Some contributions to agents costs

Estonia
TALLINN

Population : 1,345,000 , Tallinn : 400,200
Limitation Period : 1 year to notify, 3 years to pursue
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Reasonable costs are compensated

Finland
HELSINKI

Population : 5.24M , Helsinki : 560,000
Limitation Period: 3 years
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use: Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable: Major contribution, but only to agents costs

France
PARIS

Population : 63M , Paris : 9.93M
Limitation Period : 10 years
Hire car : Yes Only for professional reasons, for the duration of the repairs
Loss of Use : As per the duration as described in the engineer's report €8.00, coaches €45-€65, different tariff for lorries
Solicitors costs recoverable: No, Subject to small awards towards disbs after proceedings issued

Germany
MUNICH

Population : 82.4 M , Berlin : 3.4 M
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes However, with regard to the hire car expect 10-15% deduction
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Some contribution

Greece
ATHENS

Population : 11,120,000 , Athenes : 3.5M
Limitation Period : 2 years against insurers, 5 years against the driver
Hire car : Yes, with difficulties, Professional
Loss of Use : Same reasons
Solicitors costs recoverable : Some small contribution recoverable

Hungary
BUDAPEST

Population : 9,981,500 , Budapest : 1,680,000
Limitation Period : 5 years, 3 years for hazardous activities
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Some contribution is recoverable

Iceland
REYKJAVIK

Population : 295,000 , Reykjavik : 115,000
Limitation Period : 4 years
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable: Major contribution

Ireland
DUBLIN

Population : 4.2 M , Dublin : 1.2M
Limitation Period : 3 years for injuries, 6 years for material damages
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Italy
MILAN

Population : 59,132,000 , Rome : 2.7M
Limitation Period : 2 years, 5 or 10 for criminal damages injury or death respectively
Hire car : Yes , For the duration of the repairs and also only for professional reasons
Loss of Use : No generally, but exceptionally for business cars.
Solicitors costs recoverable: Some contributions recoverable

Latvia
RIGA

Population : 2,287,000 , Riga: 728,000
Limitation Period : 10 years
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : 100% following a Court case only

Liechenstein
VADUZ

Population : 35,300 , Vaduz : 5020
Limitation Period : 2 years
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : A contribution is payable. 100% following a Court case.

Lithuania
VILNIUS

Population : 4 M , Vilnius : 542,000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes, for professional reasons
Loss of Use : Yes, for professional reasons
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG

Population : 459,000 , Luxembourg : 84,000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes , For the duration of the repairs and also only for professional reasons
Loss of Use: No generally, but exceptionally for business cars.
Solicitors costs recoverable: Each party bears own costs. Small amount recoverable

Macedonia
SKOPJE

Population : 2.0M, Skopje : 506,000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow

Malta
VALLETTA

Population : 400,000 , La Valette : 7100
Limitation Period : 2 years against the insurers, 5 years against the driver
Hire car : Yes , For the duration of the repairs and also only for professional reasons
Loss of Use: No generally, but exceptionally for business cars.
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Moldova
CHISINAU

Population : 4,325,700 , Chisinau : 779,000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : No

Morocco
CASABLANCA

Population : 3,375,000 , Rabat : 1,7M
Limitation Period : 5 years
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow

Netherlands
AJ CAPELLE AAN DEN LJSSEL

Population : 16M, Amsterdam : 1.2M
Limitation Period : 3 years against the insurers, 20 years against the driver
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Major contribution

Norway
OSLO

Population : 4,640,000 , Oslo : 840,000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Some contributions

Poland
WARSAW

Population : 39M , Varsovie : 3M
Limitation Period : 3 years,10 years (criminal)
Hire car : Yes only professional reasons with reduction of 20%
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Some contribution

Portugal
LISBON

Population : 10.8M , Lisbonne : 3 M
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes , For the duration of the repairs and also only for professional reasons
Loss of Use: No generally, but exceptionally for business cars.
Solicitors costs recoverable : No

Romania
BUCHAREST

Population : 22,272,000 , Bucarest : 2.08M
Limitation Period : 2 years against the insurers, 3 years against the driver
Hire car : No
Loss of Use : No
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes.

Russia
MOSCOW

Population : 143 M , Moscow : 10.5M
Limitation Period : Details to Follow
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow

Slovak Republic
BRATISLAVA

Population : 5.4 M , Bratislava : 600,000
Limitation Period : 2 years
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Slovenia
LJUBLJANA

Population : 2 M , Ljubljana : 266,845
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes, professional
Loss of Use : Yes, generally
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Spain
MADRID

Population : 45,117,000 , Madrid : 5.5 M
Limitation Period : 1 year
Hire car : Yes for professional reasons, others restricted
Loss of Use : Only for transportation or haulage companies
Solicitors costs recoverable : No, small contribution only in exceptional circumstances when there are court proceedings. Sometimes other disbs are recoverable.

Sweden
FARSTA

Population : 8.9 M , Stockholm : 1.9M
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes, for professional reasons
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Reasonable costs are recoverable

Switzerland
FRIBOURG

Population : 7.5 M , Berne : 127,000
Limitation Period : 2 years , 5 years for personal injury
Hire car : Yes
Loss of Use : Yes
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes

Tunisia
TUNIS

Population : 10,127,000 , Tunis : 730000
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Yes, in procedural matters only
Loss of Use : Yes, in procedural matters only
Solicitors costs recoverable : Yes, in procedural matters only

Turkey
Izmir

Population : 71.1M , Ankara: 5.0M
Limitation Period : 2 years
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow

Ukraine
KIEV

Population : 46.5 , Kiev: 2.7M
Limitation Period : 3 years
Hire car : Details to Follow
Loss of Use : Details to Follow
Solicitors costs recoverable : Details to Follow