FAQs

These pages are intended to provide a basic introduction to issues arising in civil and commercial disputes in relation to jurisdiction and applicable law.  These issues are considered from an English law and jurisdiction perspective.  These pages do not cover public law, or specialised areas that are separately regulated (such as family law and insolvency law).

Jurisdiction or applicable law?
What if I want to sue in the EU?
Can I stop someone suing me in another court or pursuing arbitration proceedings?
How do I know what the law applicable to my dispute is?
How do I prove the content of the applicable law in court or in arbitration?