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Is permission required to serve on a company registered in England but trading in Scotland?

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Published on LexisPSL on 19/07/2017

The following Dispute Resolution Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Is permission required to serve on a company registered in England but trading in Scotland?
  • Service under the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982—Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Service under other enactments—Scotland and Northern Ireland

Is permission required to serve on a company registered in England but trading in Scotland?

Service under the Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982—Scotland and Northern Ireland

You do not need the court's permission to serve a claim form on a defendant in Scotland and Northern Ireland if the provisions in CPR 6.32 apply.

The requirements within this rule are that:

  1. the claim must be one which the court has the power to hear each claim under Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982

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