|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 117 (Aug)|
|Neutral Citation:|| UKSC 40|
Lord Phillips P, Lady Hale, Lord Clarke, Lord Sumption and Lord Reed SCJJ
|Representation||Martin Pascoe QC, Richard Fisher and Charlotte Cooke (instructed by Addleshaw Goddard LLP) for the applicant.|
|Mark Howard QC, Oliver Jones and Robert McCorquodale (instructed by Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, London) for the interested party.|
|Judgment Dates:||17 August 2012|
Constitutional law - Foreign sovereign state - Immunity from suit - Applicant company obtaining foreign judgment against one of Iraq's government ministries - Applicant seeking to enforce foreign judgment against Iraq - First respondent bank being state-controlled Iraqi bank with branch in England - First respondent admitting Iraq's claims in liquidation scheme - Applicant seeking third party debt order against first respondent - Iraq asserting state immunity - Court of Appeal finding debts being used in exercise of sovereign authority - Whether assets in question falling within exception to state immunity - .