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Hi, Thank you for your question and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I will assist you. A Judgment from a Canadian Superior court would fall under the Foreign Judgment (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933. You can make an application to the English high court authorising the Judgment to be enforced at which point it is treated as if it were a Judgment of the English courts. This is an expensive application so you need to consider the following:
(i) Is your Judgment final? Can it be appealed?(ii) Is the UK Company even solvent? Does it have assets to pay the Judgment?
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Hi, Thank you. Can you tell me how the Judgment has arisen? The defendant would have to be notified of any claim, but if there is a risk they will dissipate their assets, you could apply for a freezing order before making the claim.
Hi, Thank you. It would be a very expensive process for them to enforce the Judgment and they would have to have a final Judgment that had no further means of appeal in Canada. Is the contract you entered into subject to Canadian Law?
Hi, Thank you. I think it would be an expensive process for them to pursue in the UK, especially if the Judgment is subject to further appeal. Is there any way you can settle the claim before it reaches court? Kind regards AJ
Hi Thank you. I look forward to hearing from you with any update. I would be most grateful if you would rate my answer in the mean time? Kind regards AJ
Thank you very much Kind regards AJ