The English Court is renowned for being highly amenable to the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. The enforcement of such judgments can, however, be challenged on certain grounds, including that to enforce it would be contrary to public policy. Emma Ruane and Philip Gardner discuss the recent decision of Lenkor Energy Trading DMCC -v- Puri [2021] EWCA Civ 770, which gives very important guidance as to the assessment the English Court will make when considering a bar to enforcement on the grounds of public policy.

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