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Public Institution for Social Security v Al Rajaan & ors

November 9, 2020

In one of the most substantial pieces of litigation currently before the London Commercial Court (concerning a claim for over US$800m), Francis Tregear QC successfully represented Banque Mirabaud in its challenge to the jurisdiction of the English Court in favour of the courts of Geneva. The 250 page judgment (available here) contains an important analysis of Articles 6 and 23 of the Lugano Convention.

The case was featured in The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of 2020 and has been covered more recently here and here.