15. Methods of service

(1) All documents, other than one which initiates proceedings, must be served by email or other means of electronic communication in accordance with the relevant practice direction. Notwithstanding this rule, parties may agree for the document which initiates proceedings to be served by email or other means of electronic communication.
(2) A document which initiates proceedings may be served by any of the following methods —
(a) by personal service in accordance with Rule 16;
(b) by courier or other service which provides for delivery on the same or next business day;
(c) by leaving it at a place specified in Rule 17;
(d) by any other method authorised by the Court under Rule 19.
(3) For the purpose of initiating proceedings, a company may be served by any method permitted under this Part or by any of the methods of service permitted under the Companies Regulations.
(4) For the purpose of initiating proceedings, a limited liability partnership may be served by any method permitted under this Part or by any of the methods of service permitted under the Companies Regulations as applied with modifications by rules made under the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015.
Amended on June 20, 2018