Alcom -v- Republic of Colombia

Timothy Saloman QC

[1984] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 24; [1984] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 368; [1984] 2 WLR 750; [1984] AC 580; [1984] 2 All ER 6; [1984] 1 All ER 1; [1983] 3 WLR 906

Timothy Saloman – Conflict of Laws – Sovereign immunity – Diplomatic immunity – Expenditure in running diplomatic mission – Moneys in embassy bank accounts – Whether accounts used for “commercial purposes” – Whether subject to garnishee orders -State Immunity Act 1978 (c. 33), ss. 3(1)(3), 13(4), 17(1)1

Date added: April 12th, 1984


Area of Expertise

Banking & Finance