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Brownlie v Four Seasons (No. 2): A Binding Decision on the Meaning of the Tort Jurisdiction Gateway, For Now


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Carin Hunt’s article titled ‘Brownlie v Four Seasons (No. 2): A Binding Decision on the Meaning of the Tort Jurisdiction Gateway, For Now’ has been published in the New Law Journal.

On 29 July 2020 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in Brownlie (No. 2) [2020] EWCA Civ 995, the most recent instalment of one of the longest-running jurisdiction disputes in English personal injury law.  It upheld the decision of Nicol J and agreed with the majority of the Supreme Court in Brownlie (No. 1), [2017] UKSC 80.

Carin’s article considers the facts of the case, the issue on appeal, the Court of Appeal’s decision and a question of evidence and procedure in the pleading of foreign law

You can read the article in the New Law Journal here or alternatively, download it here.

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If you would like to discuss any of the issues covered in this article please contact Carin Hunt directly or via her practice management team; Paul Barton or Mark Gardner on +44 (0)20 7353 6381 who would be happy to have a discussion in the strictest of confidence.


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