Service, jurisdiction and forum conveniens post Brexit

The High Court has handed down an interesting judgment on service, jurisdiction and forum conveniens post Brexit. In this post, Alex Carington considers the decision of Master McCloud in Charlton v Deffert [2022] EWHC 2378 (KB) in which he successfully defended a jurisdiction challenge by the Defendant. A copy of the judgment can be found…

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Default judgments and invalid service – CPR Part 11 or Part 13?

We previously blogged about the options available to a foreign defendant who wishes to challenge a default judgment entered against them. Where the defendant accepts that they were validly served but wishes to challenge the court’s jurisdiction, they may choose to proceed purely under CPR Part 11 without combining this with an alternative application to…

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