Hague-19, cross-border enforcement and England and Wales’s position in international dispute resolution

6 Jun
16:00 - 17:30

Jurisdictions and global issues
Member Hosted Events

An expert panel will discuss the UK’s accession to the Hague Judgments Convention 2019, what it means for cross-border enforcement of judgments and for England and Wales as a global legal centre.

Our speakers will discuss the following key talking points, followed by a dedicated session for audience questions:
- Sources of private international law in the UK (UNCITRAL, Hague Convention, UNIDROIT);
- Brief history of the Hague Judgments Project

Overview of the Judgments Convention
- Key provisions
- Other signatories, current and future

How does the Judgments Convention fit within the existing framework for international enforcement?
- Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements
- Compare to New York Convention
- Compare to Brussels Regulation
- Compare to Lugano Convention

Advantages for UK litigants

Practical points
- Including likely changes to Civil Procedure Rules


Immediately after the panel discussion, the Law Society is holding its annual networking reception for lawyers from international and domestic (UK) law firms. Learn more about this event and secure a place here

This event is being hosted by the Law Society at 113 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1PL.
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  • Mrs Justice Cockerill DBE - Commercial Court of England and Wales
  • Prof Adrian Briggs KC - Emeritus Professor of Private International Law at Oxford University
  • Janna Purdie - LexisNexis
  • Ben Roe - Baker McKenzie
  • Louise Nicholson - Baker McKenzie


  • Baker McKenzie
  • The Law Society of England and Wales

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