Attiya v Jaber Al Thani

Constitutional law – Heads of foreign states. The Queen's Bench Division struck out the trespass claimant's case and accepted the defendant's submission that in the case as pleaded, the claimant was indirectly impleading the state of Qatar and therefore Qatar was entitled to claim sovereign immunity in respect of the subject matter of the claims under the provisions of the State Immunity Act 1978.

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