Herbert Smith Freehills Partners Dominic Roughton and Andrew Cannon have given an interview to Lexis Nexis following the English court's decision in Attiya v Jaber Al Thani  EWHC 212 (QB). During the interview Andrew and Dominic consider how the English law of state immunity and diplomatic immunity is developing and the potential for further developments. The article also highlights steps that lawyers and their clients should take in their dealings with individuals and entities who may be able to claim state immunity or who may enjoy diplomatic accreditation by a state.
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