16. Personal service

(1) A claim form may be served personally except where a rule, relevant practice direction, any other ADGM enactment or a Court order requires that the claim form must be served by any other method, or where Rule 17(3) or (4) applies.
(2) A document is served personally on —
(a) an individual by leaving it with that individual;
(b) a company or other corporation by leaving it with a person holding a senior position within the company or corporation;
(c) a partnership (where the partners are being sued in the name of the firm) by leaving it with a partner or a person who, at the time of service, has the control or management of the partnership business at its principal place of business;
(d) in respect of the Global Market's Registration Authority, by leaving it with the Registrar of the Registration Authority;
(e) in respect of the Global Market's Financial Services Regulatory Authority, by leaving it with the Chief Executive of the Financial Services Regulatory Authority.
Amended on June 1, 2017