In the recent decision of General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd v State of Libya [2022] EWHC 501 (Comm) the English Commercial Court refused to set aside an arbitration enforcement order against the State of Libya. Because the case considers issues of state immunity, the article can be found on the HSF Public International Law Notes blog here.

The article was first published in very similar form by HSF Of Counsel, Emily Fox, on LexisPSL on 22 March 2022 here (subscription required).

For more information, please contact Emily Fox, Of Counsel, or your usual Herbert Smith Freehills contact.


The author would like to thank Louis Austin for his assistance with the article. 

Emily Fox
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