Lis pendens: the parties’ choice of jurisdiction matters under the Recast Regulation

Lis pendens: the parties’ choice of jurisdiction matters under the Recast Regulation

JIBFL Vol 31 No 7 July August (Cover)The Recast Regulation gives greater priority to parties’ choice of jurisdiction contained in jurisdiction clauses when determining jurisdiction. This article considers the Commercial Court’s decision in Barclays v ENPAM which provides useful guidance as to the principles involved in determining whether two sets of proceedings concern the same cause of action and guidance as to when summary judgment applications will be heard concurrently with jurisdictional applications.

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Neeta started her legal career at Allen & Overy in 2008 in the midst of the global financial crisis and the collapse of Lehmans where she gained most of her paralegal experience.

Neeta also did a short stint in litigation at the Revenue and Customs Prosecutions Office in 2006. Neeta graduated with a 2:1 honours degree from University of London, Queen Mary College and went on to obtain a distinction from the College of Law in the Legal Practice. She has been working at Lexis Nexis since April 2013.