Tag: UK

  • Post of the Day: Lawrence Collins on Section 1782 in the UK

    Lawrence Collins (Lord Collins of Mapesbury, former justice of the UK Supreme Court) has a new post at the Transnational Litigation Blog on the use and misuse of Section 1782 in aid of UK litigation. The post has a useful review of cases where the UK courts have enjoined Section 1782 applications, and cases where […]

  • Interesting Post on the New English Rules on Extraterritorial Disclosure

    Jonathan Shaffer-Goddard published an interesting post yesterday at the Transnational Litigation Blog about the October 2022 amendment to the English Civil Procedure Rules regarding extraterritorial disclosure orders. These are orders that the English court can grant ex parte and that can be served on a person abroad, including in the United States, for the purpose […]

  • Case of the Day: Basfar v. Wong

    The case of the day is Basfar v. Wong, [2022] UKSC 20. The case is in a genre that is all too common and that I’ve written about before: a foreign diplomat or consul is accused of violating wage and hour laws or other employment laws by a domestic worker, and then he or she […]

  • Coda to the Prince Andrew Service Saga

    The US court authorizes service of process on Prince Andrew’s US lawyers, bringing the service of process saga to a probable end.

  • Case of the Day: Depp v. Heard

    The case of the day is Depp v. Heard (Va. Cir. Ct. 2021). Yes, that Depp and that Heard. After the Sun published a column calling Depp a “wife-beater,” Depp sued the paper for libel in the English court. He later sued Heard in Virginia for libel in light of a Washington Post column in […]