Jurisdiction: After Brexit

Simon Adamyk and Jessica Powers examine the current judicial approach to jurisdictional challenges on forum non conveniens grounds Post-Brexit, jurisdictional issues are determined, for the most part, in accordance with common law principles. Al Assam v Tsouvelekakis [2022] was concerned with the funds of two Cypriot trusts, the AAA Family Trust and the Hamza Family …
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Cases Referenced

  • Al Assam & ors v Tsouvelekakis [2022] EWHC 451 (Ch) (to be reported in a future edition of the Wills and Trusts Law Reports)
  • Amin Rasheed Shipping Corp v Kuwait Insurance Co (The Al Wahab) [1982] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 638
  • Owusu v Jackson & ors [2002] EWCA Civ 877
  • Spiliada Maritime Corp v Cansulex Ltd [1986] UKHL 10