European Union (EU) law no longer apply to legal proceedings involving the United Kingdom (UK) since the current transition period came to an end on 31 December 2020.
This will have an impact on proceedings in this jurisdiction where there is a UK component – for example, a UK resident who is suing an Irish resident, or a UK resident seeking enforcement of a decision in this jurisdiction. It will also impact on Irish residents who are pursuing proceedings in the UK.
Co-operation with the UK in the civil justice area can be divided into four broad areas covering:
international jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of judgments based upon such jurisdiction rules