FAQ: How do I prove the content of the applicable law?

Under English law, a question of foreign law is a question of fact.  This means it must be proved in the same way as any other fact.  In court, this is done by employing expert evidence on the issue, which is tendered by a foreign-qualified lawyer.  

In arbitration, however, a more flexible approach may be adopted and a tribunal may allow foreign law to be addressed  by way of submission.

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