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Claims by Iraqi litigants brought in England were not statute-barred as a matter of Iraqi law

Iraqi Civilian Litigation v Ministry of Defence [2015] EWHC 116 (QB)

Related Member(s):
Richard Hermer QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Public and Private International Law
Court:

As a matter of Iraqi law, in respect of heads of claim brought by Iraqi civilians against the Ministry of Defence pursuant to rights under Iraqi law, the primary limitation period of three years provided by the Iraqi Civil Code, art 232 was suspended by art 435 of the Code.

Richard Hermer QC was involved in this case.