Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia v Nasser 14 November 2000 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • State immunity: Driver/interpreter was employed as member of state mission

    Date:
    15 December 2000

    A driver employed at the Saudi Arabian Embassy in London, whose job involved translating from Arabic to English and vice versa for the benefit of his passengers, was a member of the administrative staff of the mission for the purposes of the State Immunity Act, rules the Court of Appeal in Nasser v The Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.