Has Brexit had an impact on cross border disputes?
Published on 6th May 2021
In a word, yes, when it comes to cross-border disputes involving the UK and the EU/EFTA countries. Contracts containing an exclusive jurisdiction clause in favour of England, and resulting English judgments will in most cases continue to be recognised in the courts of EU/EFTA countries. But the regime is less comprehensive, streamlined and (in some respects) certain than that which applied until 1 January 2021.