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Jonathan Hill

and Máire Ní Shúilleabháin

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  1. 1. The chapters on civil jurisdiction and foreign judgments have been substantially re-written to take account of the changes brought about by the entry into force of the Brussels I Recast.

  2. 2. Chapters dealing with choice of law in contractual and non-contractual obligations have been revised to address the expanding body of jurisprudence generated by the Rome Regulations.

  3. 3. Chapters on connecting factors and marriage have been substantially revised to take account of significant new case law on habitual residence and the formal validity of marriage.

  4. 4. Chapters on marriage and matrimonial causes have been revised in light of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013.

  5. 5. Proposed reform of Brussels II bis is discussed in the chapter on matrimonial causes. (p. xii)