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Associate Philip Gardner discusses the new Astana International Finance Centre Court and Arbitration Centre, and whether it can challenge the English High Court’s dominance

The English legal system is historically one of the UK’s great exports, with the English common law forming the basis of the legal systems for approximately a quarter of the world. In addition to evolving in various ways in different jurisdictions, English law remains the law of choice in much of international commerce and in particular in shipping, financial services and resource extraction. Read more