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When does contesting jurisdiction become “playing the system”?

It is a fundamental principle of private international law that a party should be entitled to question whether a court can take jurisdiction over them. As the number and complexity of cross-border transactions continues to rise*, when commercial disputes arise, the question of whether a defendant is being sued in a court of competent jurisdiction is one that is likely to be asked…

Time for a Fused Legal Profession in England.

In an article available in PDF format by clicking on the link on our blog page, Quentin Bargate, the firm's senior partner with more than 30 years experience, offers his controversial views on the need for a fused legal profession. Quentin_Bargate_Fusion_April_2014