UK legislation and common law

UK legislation and common law guidance:

The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

Practice Note

This Tracker lists a number of decisions of the English courts in which the Court of Justice decision in Owusu v Jackson has been considered. This includes Supreme Court,...

Practice Note

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived. This Practice Note refers to the following: • Schedule 3C of the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 (CJJA 1982) •...

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This Practice Note discusses a key consideration of relevance when dealing with forum non conveniens, namely the factors connecting the proceedings to a jurisdiction (the...

Practice Note

This Practice Note discusses a key consideration that applies in the context of forum non conveniens, namely the requirements of justice. For guidance on: • the principle...

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Note: this Practice Note refers to the judgment of the Privy Council in AK Investment CJSC v Kyrgyz Mobil Tel. In some law reports this judgment is referred to as Altimo...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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This Practice Note considers the English law (in terms of both UK legislation and relevant common law) relevant to determining the domicile of an individual who is a...

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Prior to 1984 there was no concept of forum non conveniens in English law; although there was in Scottish law. There were moves towards the use of this doctrine but it...

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