Jurisdiction issue in conspiracy claims against ex-employees - Arcadia Petroleum Ltd v Bosworth [QBD (Comm)] 01.04.15 (Unreported)


Tue, 07 Apr 2015

Jurisdiction – EU Regulation 44/2001 arts. 18 and 20 - Action by group of companies against former employees for conspiracy – Alleged tort committed in England – Employees domiciled in Switzerland – Employees arguing that Switzerland had jurisdiction on basis that claims related to individual contracts of employment. HELD that English courts had jurisdiction as the claim related to their wrongdoing rather than the employment contracts




Category: International Law »  Jurisdiction. Keyword(s): Employment; Conspiracy. Area(s) of law: Employment; Litigation.
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