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Personal injury claims involving contract and tort in the conflict of laws
FS Cairo (Nile Plaza) LLC v Brownlie  UKSC 45
The Supreme Court, in a case involving complex procedural issues following a claim for damages arising from an accident in
Egypt, has dealt with the question whether it is necessary for direct damage to have been suffered in the jurisdiction in
order for a claim to come within the tort jurisdictional gateway in the Civil Procedure Rules. The Supreme Court provided
guidance on pleading and proving foreign law in this case in which the tragic events leading to the claim occurred more than
10 years earlier on a family holiday.
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