Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 117 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2014] EWHC 1806 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court

Mr C Edelman QC (Sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court)

Representation Hannah Brown (instructed by Chandbourne & Parke LLP) for the claimant.
  Sonia Tolaney QC and Christopher Bond (instructed by Rosenblatt Solicitors) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 June 2014


Conflict of laws - Foreign judgment - Enforcement - Judgment being obtained by claimant company against defendant in Russian court - Claimant seeking to enforce judgment against defendant in English court - Whether claimant being entitled to judgment.

The Case

Conflict of laws Foreign judgment. Judgment was acquired by the claimant company against the defendant in the Russian court. The claimant sought to enforce the judgment against the defendant in the English court. The Commercial Court held that, on the evidence, there was no substance in the defendant's arguments, and hence the claimant was entitled to judgment.

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