The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered a judgment in the case of Macauley v. RZB Austria in 2003, essentially birthing a new jurisprudence for foreign judgment enforcement proceeding in Nigeria.

Despite the decision appearing in several well-researched legal treatises, its paradigmatic implication for transnational litigation has not been extensively examined in the Nigerian legal system.

Our newsletter examines the decision, providing an exposé on the full width of the apex court’s decision.