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Brexit and choice of courts: UK accedes to the Hague Convention

7 January 2019

The Hague Convention on choice of court agreements will come into force in the UK on 1 April 2019 if there is a "no deal" Brexit. As a result, all EU member states will be obliged to give effect to exclusive choice of court agreements in favour of the English courts entered into after that date and to enforce the resulting judgment.

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