forum shopping


  • Dispute Resolution
  • Procedural Law and Evidence

Definitions of forum shopping

  • filing a lawsuit in the jurisdiction (of several available) most likely to bring a favourable outcome for the claimant

    The case is an example of forum shopping in which a defendant sues in the country it thinks will produce the most favourable verdict.

This is a limited preview — please sign in or subscribe to learn everything we know about the term “forum shopping”.

Phrase Bank for forum shopping

Additional Notes for forum shopping