Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 118 (Dec)
Court: Chancery Division

Sir Francis Ferris

Judgment Dates: 10 November 2005


Conflict of laws - Foreign judgment - Recognition and enforcement - Recognition by English courts - Competence of court giving judgment - Whether foreign judgment final and conclusive - Whether judgment should be recognised.

The Case

The claimants' application for recognition of a foreign judgment was allowed in circumstances where the court was satisfied, inter alia, that the judgment had been given by a court of competent jurisdiction and was final and conclusive.

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