*Cook v Virgin Media Ltd; McNeil v Tesco plc

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in dismissing the claimants' appeals, held, among other things, that Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001 did not apply to the present proceedings, which had been issued in England against companies domiciled in the United Kingdom arising from accidents that had taken place in Scotland. The proceedings were 'purely' domestic.

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