Tom Ogden has a broad commercial practice (court and arbitral) with a particular emphasis on commercial litigation and arbitration, professional negligence, construction and engineering, information technology and insurance disputes. He is listed as Leading Junior in Legal 500 (IT and Telecoms) and described as a barrister with a 'wonderful drafting style, and superb attention to detail.'
Tom is a member of COMBAR, PNBA, BILA, SCL and TECBAR. He is an editor of Jackson & Powell on Professional Liability (7th Edition) and contributes to the Civil Procedure Reports.
This Practice Note considers the application of the Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984 (FLPA 1984). It discusses the general rule that English law will not be automatically applicable when determining limitation periods in proceedings that have an international element, as well as looking at when and how FLPA 1984 will be applied in practice. It also considers the decision in the Iraqi Civilian litigation and explains the exceptions that might apply pursuant to FLPA 1984, such as the exemptions of public policy, undue hardship and the application of Rome I or Rome II.
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