07May

Learn about the barriers that exist to serving a subpoena in China via the HSC and why serving a subpoena via the HEC is preferable.

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30Apr

Over the years, LLS has been involved in several cases concerning looted Nazi art.

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28Mar
By: Tom On: March 28, 2019 In: Domestic Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

In August 2018, the first appellate decision concerning removal before service of process was handed down in Encompass Insurance Co. v. Stone Mansion Restaurant.

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12Mar

These are the seven common arguments opposing counsel tends to raise in order to have an Article 15 default judgment set aside.

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28Feb
By: Tom On: February 28, 2019 In: Evidence Taking, International Service of Process Comments: 0

After Brexit many things in the UK will be different. For solicitors, an important change will involve the international service of process of, and the taking evidence abroad from, continental defendants.

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29Jan
By: Tom On: January 29, 2019 In: International Litigation, International Service of Process Comments: 0

Serving process internationally, especially if translation is required, can be costly in terms of both time and money. Arguably, after investing significant time and money in international service of process, the last thing an attorney wants is to have the service quashed. So, what is the secret to avoid...

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02Jan

Theoretically, service pursuant to the Hague Convention is much more efficient than service under the IAC because the documents to be served do not have to be legalized. But will service in Brazil pursuant to the Hague Convention actually prove superior to similar service under the IAC?

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07Nov

When effecting service of process in the UK pursuant to Article 10(b), are plaintiffs required to use a UK solicitor in order to serve defendants?

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22Oct

In the best of all possible worlds, a plaintiff will have a document authored by the defendant containing the defendant’s contact information. But often this is not the case.

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11Jun

Can private parties contract away formal service of process? A recent case examines this question.

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