- John Russell remains good law in relation to service out under Gateway 3 (ID v LU and BZ)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
- Case details
Dispute Resolution analysis: A defendant who voluntarily submits to the jurisdiction cannot be an anchor defendant for the purposes of Gateway 3 in an application for permission to serve out of the jurisdiction. The decision of the House of Lords in John Russell and Company Ltd v Cayzer Irvine and Company Ltd remains good law. Written by Phillip Patterson, barrister, Gatehouse Chambers.
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