Case Report

Brownlie v Four Seasons Holdings Inc [2017] UKSC 80

Date: 19/12/2017

Success for 2TG in the Supreme Court: Brownlie v Four Seasons.

The Supreme Court gave judgment today in the case of Brownlie v Four Seasons Holdings Inc [2017] UKSC 80, unanimously allowing the appeal and holding that the English courts had no jurisdiction to hear the claim against Four Seasons Holdings Inc. The Supreme Court’s decision will be important to all parties dealing with cross-border disputes under the English rules of jurisdiction.

Howard Palmer QC, Marie Louise Kinsler QC and Alistair Mackenzie appeared for the successful appellant, instructed by Kennedys.

A copy of the press summary can be viewed here and a copy of the judgment here.