Members of 1COR have assisted in drafting the  Bar Council’s  response to the Law Commission’s Call for Evidence on: “Digital Assets and Electronic Trade Documents in Private International Law”.

The Law Commission is consulting upon the principles that should be applied when deciding whether English courts should assume jurisdiction over legal disputes involving cryptocurrencies and other digital assets.

Members of chambers who contributed to the response were Edite Ligere (Vice Chair of the Law Reform Committee), Robert Kellar KC, Jessica Elliott and Edward Waldegrave.

A link to the Law Commission’s call for evidence can be found here:

A link to the Bar Council’s response can be found here: Law-Commissions-Call-for-Evidence-on-Digital-Assets-16-May-2024.pdf (