Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED December 6, 2011

Practice - Service out of the jurisdiction - Alternate forum available

Faraday Reinsurance Co Ltd v Howden North America Inc and another company: Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court (Mr Justice Beatson): 1 November 2011

The Commercial Court, Queen's Bench Division, held that, on the evidence, England would be the more appropriate forum for the hearing of the claim, and it would not be appropriate to permit service out of the jurisdiction to Pennsylvania to be set aside in a matter regarding the interpretation of insurance policies in personal injury litigation.

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