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Public policy challenge to the enforcement of foreign judgment fails in the English court (Lenkor Energy Trading DMCC v Puri)

Public policy challenge to the enforcement of foreign judgment fails in the English court (Lenkor Energy Trading DMCC v Puri)
Published on: 03 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Public policy challenge to the enforcement of foreign judgment fails in the English court (Lenkor Energy Trading DMCC v Puri)
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Article summary

Dispute Resolution analysis: The case concerns a successful application to enforce a judgment of the Dubai First Instance Court under the common law. By analysing the English common law rules on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, the decision shows the limited nature of arguments open to a judgment debtor seeking to avoid complying with a final, foreign money judgment. Written by Ian Gascoigne, dispute lawyer and legal trainer. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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