Since the start of the pandemic the legal world has successfully navigated a huge shift to remote working, both within law firms and within the court system itself. As workplaces across the UK have been forced to backtrack on a return to the office, we examine what the future holds for remote, hybrid and in-person hearings.
The Supreme Court recently handed down its highly anticipated decision in Kabab-Ji SAL (Lebanon) v Kout Food Group (Kuwait)  UKSC 48, concerning the enforcement of a Paris arbitral award in England and Wales. In its judgment, the Court unanimously dismissed the appeal brought by Kabab-Ji SAL (“Kabab-Ji”), meaning that Kabab-Ji cannot enforce a Paris-seated
The taking of evidence on German soil, especially by witness statements, to be used in foreign court proceedings has historically been quite burdensome. Most commonly, a foreign court would submit a request for legal aid to a German court. This German court would then itself conduct the taking of evidence, without the foreign court being