Category Jurisdiction,

UNDUE HARDSHIP AND THE FOREIGN LIMITATION PERIODS ACT

The Foreign Limitation Periods Act 1984 is one of those matters that litigators must always have at the forefront of their mind when dealing with any matter that has a foreign connection.  The stringent nature of the Act is made clear in the judgment of Mr Justice Wilkie in KXL -v- Murphy [2016] EWHC 3102. […]

STRIKING OUT FOR LACK OF JURISDICTION (OR HADRIAN’S WALL IS THERE FOR A PURPOSE YOU KNOW)

The Court of Appeal decision in Cook -v- Virgin Media Limited [2015] EWCA Civ 1287 is one that needs to be read very carefully. It is one of those cases that could lead to a whole new branch of satellite litigation. However it is a decision of relatively minor impact. It deals with issues relating […]