“Hurley-Burly”: Anti-Suit Injunctions and “a right to be sued” in your own domicile under Article 4 of the Judgments Regulation?

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“Hurley-Burly”: Anti-Suit Injunctions and “a right to be sued” in your own domicile under Article 4 of the Judgments Regulation?


In Gray v Hurley [2019] EWHC 1972 (QB) (23 July 2019) Mr Justice Lavender was asked to grant an anti-suit injunction to stop proceedings in New Zealand on the basis… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Costs budgeting is not inevitable – Charles Cory-Wright QC


Charlie Cory-Wright QC has published an article in the Practical Law Dispute Resolution Blog titled ‘Costs budgeting is not inevitable‘. To read the full article, please click here.

CategoryArticles Author Charles Cory-Wright QC Date

Exclusive Jurisdiction for Company Law Claims under Article 24 (2) of the Brussels I (Recast) Regulation: Akçil and others v Koza Ltd and another [2019] UKSC 40


On 29 July 2019, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Akçil and others v Koza Ltd and another [2019] UKSC 40 (see Supreme Court judgment) unanimously overturning the decision of… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

“Truck On”: Special jurisdiction in tort for damage claims arising out of cartel price fixing


On 29 July 2019, the CJEU handed down its ruling in Case C-451/18 Tibor-Trans Fuvarozó és Kereskedelmi Kft-v- DAF Trucks NV,  which deals with the important question of where is… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Foreign Office travel advisory update: in exceptional circumstances, service of an enforcement order on a sovereign state need not be effected through the FCO


David Hopkins has published an article in the Practical Law Arbitration Blog titled ‘Foreign Office travel advisory update: in exceptional circumstances, service of an enforcement order on a sovereign state… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author David Hopkins Date

Jurisdiction in Construction Disputes involving Cross-Border Fraudulent Transfers of Assets


Debtors often try to make themselves judgment proof by transferring their assets to third parties. Consequently, all EU Member States provide various legal remedies that empower a creditor to ask… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Archbold Review: Environmental Crime at Ambridge


Stephen Tromans QC has recently published an article in Archbold Review on the fictitious case of Environment Agency v Brian Aldridge. ‘The strapline of “The Archers” used to be “an… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

Journal of Environmental Law: Significant UK Environmental Law Cases 2018–19


Stephen Tromans QC, Ned Helme, Adam Boukraa, Katherine Barnes and Stephanie David have provided an overview of significant environmental cases in 2018-2019 for the Journal of Environmental Law. The cases… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephen Tromans QC, Ned Helme, Adam Boukraa, Katherine Barnes, Stephanie David Date

Stephen Tromans QC Discusses Clean Air Laws – The Times


Stephen Tromans QC appears in this morning’s The Brief, discussing how ‘British courts could breathe new life into clean air laws’. ‘We are at a crossroads in environmental justice yet… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Stephen Tromans QC Date

Katherine Apps and Stephanie David on a global approach to Safeguarding in Sport (Sport Resolutions July 2019)


Sports safeguarding, the case for a Global Code? In 2004 the World Anti-Doping Code (“WADC”)[1] first entered into force. It sets out common rules and standards for anti-doping testing and… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Katherine Apps, Stephanie David Date

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