Legal Business

The Last Word – English Law

With the popularity of English law a key issue in the global legal market, we ask partners for their take on the exportability of UK law and how it stacks up against New York law.

Early adoption

‘Where parties adopt a law other than their own and look for a law with application for an international contract, English law is popular by quite some margin followed by New York law. It’s particularly increasing in use in South America. One important aspect of that is the role of the Commercial Court in London in continuing to develop and adapt the law to changing circumstances.