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Cross-border Enforcement of Judgments - An Australian, UK and Global Perspective

Event Details

Time: 17:00-19:00 (registration from 16:15)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

On 16 November, BIICL is hosting an event looking at various issues arising in relation with the cross-border enforcement of judgments. The keynote speaker will be The Hon RS French AC, Chief Justice of Australia. His talk will focus on recent decisions of the High Court of Australia involving international law questions including the registration and enforcement of foreign judgments as well as foreign state immunities in relation to the enforcement of judgments. Further topics include the work undertaken by the Hague Conference on Private International Law on recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (the "Judgments Project") and the potential impact of simplified enforcement procedures on a global scale on the interrelationship between litigation and arbitration.

This event has been convened by Dr Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Freehills Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law, BIICL


  • The Right Hon the Lord Mance, Justice of the UK Supreme Court

Keynote Speaker

  • The Hon RS French AC, Chief Justice of Australia, High Court of Australia


  • Marta Pertegas, Hague Conference on Private International Law
  • Adam Johnson, Herbert Smith Freehills

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Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £55
  • Full-time Academic - £35
  • Full-time Student - £20


  • Individual - £95
  • Full-time Academic - £60
  • Full-time Student - £35

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.


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