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Service of Legal Proceedings via Facebook: Ako Capital

Summary: A High Court Judge has ruled in the case of AKO Capital LLP and Anor -v- TFS Derivatives and Others that civil legal proceedings may be served on a Defendant via his Facebook account, where the Claimant had been unable to locate him for the purpose of serving the legal proceedings in a more traditional manner. Marie-Louise King, a Partner in Druces’ Litigation & Dispute Resolution team considers the decision

Relevant to: Litigants and legal practitioners