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Enforcing a Russian Judgment in England

16 March 2017

It is important for winning parties to be able to enforce judgments made in their favour. Before issuing proceedings claimants will often need to consider where the assets of a potential defendant are located and whether any judgment obtained can be enforced in the country where the judgment debtor has assets. If a proposed defendant to Russian proceedings holds assets in England, it will be particularly important for a claimant to examine whether an English court will enforce a Russian judgment in their favour.

The purpose of this briefing note is to summarise the principles and procedures governing the enforcement of Russian judgments in England and Wales.

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