English Commercial High Court (QBD): Can an Arbitral Award Against a State Be Enforced By Court Proceedings In the UK Without Service On That State of Any Formal Court Document?

In General Dynamics United Kingdom Ltd v State of Libya [2019] EWHC 64 (Comm), the English Commercial High Court inter-alia held that under the English procedural law, the order granting permission to enforce an award against a foreign sovereign state is the document which required to be served for instituting proceedings within the terms of…