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Is the High Court on Facebook?

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Is the High Court on Facebook? – Lexology


Is the High Court on Facebook? – Lexology.

In (1) Ako Capital LLP (2) Ako Master Fund Limited v TFS Derivatives Limited), before granting permission, the High Court in the UK sought assurances that (a) the relevant Facebook account belonged to the person in question and (b) the individual habitually checked the account. The Court accepted that acceptance of friend requests provided sufficient evidence that the account both belonged to, and was habitually checked by and as aresult, ordered that service could take place via Facebook by the relevant documents being sent as .pdf attachments to a message to the Facebook account in question. Service was deemed to have occurred 14 days after the message was sent