Jurisdiction: The armed services and the conflict of laws

Philip Mead outlines how the court decided which country’s law was applicable to an accident overseas

Cases Referenced

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  • Belhaj v Straw [2014] EWCA Civ 1394
  • C-172/91 Sonntag v Waidmann [1993] ECR I-1963
  • C-292/05 Eirini Lechouritou and Others v Dimosio tis Omospondiakis Dimokratias tis Germanias [2007] ECR I-1540
  • Grovit v De Nederlandsche Bank NV [2007] EWCA Civ 953
  • HHJ Mark Gargan sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge
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  • Littrell v USA [1994] 4 All ER 203
  • Mohammed v Ministry of Defence [2014] EWHC 1369 (QB)
  • R (on the application of Al Jeddah) v Secretary of State for Defence [2007] EWCA Civ 327
  • Rahmatullah v The Ministry of Defence [2014] EWHC 3846 (QB)
  • Rai v Ministry of Defence (2016) unreported
  • Roerig v Valiant Trawlers Ltd [2002] EWCA Civ 21
  • Sharp v Ministry of Defence [2007] EWHC 224
  • VTB Capital Plc v Nutritek International Corp [2012] EWCA Civ 808; [2013] UKSC 5