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Litigation

28 July 2020
Emma West High Court reaches decision on test for jurisdiction over co-defendants

United Kingdom - RPC

The High Court recently clarified the rules applicable to defendants domiciled in states that are party to the EU Recast Brussels Regulation (1215/2012). Following the decision, the court has jurisdiction to hear a claim against a non-UK defendant under Article 8(1) of the regulation only if the claim against the UK-domiciled anchor defendant is sustainable.

Authors: Emma West, Simon Hart
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