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Tort claims against foreign domiciled defendants: Does the claim fit the gateway? Philip Gardner and Meenakshi Gopal discuss following the decision in Manek

In what circumstances can international HNWIs and entrepreneurs who do their business transnationally pursue tort claims before the English Court?

When it comes to non-contractual claims the key issue for truly international disputes will be whether the prospective claim can get through one or more of the so-called ‘tort gateways’ contained in the Civil Procedure Rules, and thereby persuade the English Court to give permission to serve claims abroad and accept jurisdiction.

Philip Gardner and Meenakshi Gopal discuss the recent case of Manek and others v IIFL Wealth (UK) Ltd and others [2021] EWCA Civ 264 which provides helpful guidance on the trends before the English Court. Read more.