“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

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

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

The Proper Test Of Liability For Dishonest Assistance For Breach Of Trust And Fiduciary Duty: “Dishonesty Means Dishonesty- Objectively”.


In its important decision of Group Seven Ltd & Rheingold Management Incorporated v. (1) Notable Services LLP and (2) Martin Landman [2019] EWCA Civ 614, the Court of Appeal has… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

The Applicable Law Of Set-Off And Cross-Border Insolvency Proceedings: The Advocate General’s 30 April 2019 Opinion In CeDe Group AB


Today, Advocate General Bobek has delivered his opinion in Case C-198/18 CeDe Group AB v KAN Sp. z.o.o. (in insolvency) (see here), a  case which relates to the vitally important… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Brexit on 22nd May? Maybe? Maybe not?


Interestingly, the Prime Minister’s belief that she can still persuade Parliament to pass a version of her EU Withdrawal Agreement by 22nd May is reflected at the Hague Conference on… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Truth and Transparency Needed Over Brexit


Michael McParland QC sheds light on article 62 in The Guardian’s ‘Letters’. To read the full article, please click here.

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

Security for Costs Against EU Resident Claimants Post-Brexit?


The current position EU and EFTA resident claimants and counterclaimants are currently a protected species in English litigation: an order for security for costs, based on the fact they are… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

“Vague about the Hague”: UK’s accession to the Hague Choice of Court Convention is suspended.


The old whiskey advert used to advise the nation “don’t be vague, ask for Haig”. Unfortunately, when it comes to the UK’s post-Brexit accessions to the Hague Conventions, being “vague”… Read more »

CategoryArticles Author Michael McParland QC Date

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