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Supreme Court sheds light on service of English proceedings abroad

07 August 2013. Published by Jake Hardy, Partner

The Supreme Court in its decision in Abela & Ors v Baadarani considered the requirements for service of English proceedings abroad, ...

… and in particular on prospective defendants based in a state which is not a member of one of the international conventions governing service of proceedings.  In its judgment, the Supreme Court set down a clear marker that the procedural rules governing service of English proceedings in those circumstances are to be given a purposive interpretation. Please click here for the full article.