Portland’s annual Commercial Courts Report analyses judgments from the London Commercial Courts to find trends over time – both who uses the Courts, and how London measures up in an increasingly competitive international market.
The 2018 Report was released today and is available here.
Portland’s analysis reveals that:
- The London courts are increasingly international. Litigants from 69 countries were represented in the past year, continuing a steady upwards trend over the last three years.
- Russian litigants continued to loom large in commercial court proceedings. Russia is ranked third for litigants appearing in court by nationality.
- The market for international commercial courts is increasingly competitive. Regional hubs and, post-Brexit, English-speaking courts outside the UK, are potentially looking to challenge London’s courts.
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