27 June 2016
The choice of law to govern a contract will be unaffected by Brexit, if and when it occurs, but jurisdiction provisions may require consideration. But that is only the case if enforceability of a judgment throughout the EU is a significant factor in the choice of jurisdiction. If it’s not, nothing changes. If enforceability of a judgment throughout the EU is important, there are various responses available, including the bold one of giving the English courts exclusive jurisdiction.