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Court mindful of consumer protection in forum dispute

Court mindful of consumer protection in forum dispute
Published on: 15 November 2013
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court mindful of consumer protection in forum dispute
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  • Did the decision clarify the law regarding jurisdiction?
  • Does it matter whether the defendant provided services in Scotland only once or habitually?
  • Are there any grey areas in this area?
  • What should lawyers advise their clients (businesses or customers)?

Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: A recent case in the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) offers some important guidance to businesses offering services across state borders. Richard Hugill, partner in the litigation and dispute resolution department of Harrowells LLP who represented the claimant, examines the factors the court took into account to determine the appropriate forum. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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