‘Why English courts are opening in the EU’

“It’s English law, in English – but the courtroom is in Paris. According to French reports, the new ‘international chamber’ is an attempt to capitalise on Brexit and steal London’s crown as a global hub for lucrative commercial legal disputes. Other English-language courts are popping up in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, with those behind them also talking about seizing opportunities from the UK’s departure from the EU …” (more)

[Tom Moseley, BBC News, 28 February]

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