|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 21|
|Court:||House of Lords|
Lord Browne-Wilkinson, Lord Steyn, Lord Hoffmann, Lord Cooke of Thorndon and Lord Hope of Craighead
|Representation||Timothy Charlton QC and Alan Roxburgh (instructed by Clyde & Co) for the plaintiffs.|
|Kenneth Rokison QC and Jeffrey Gruder and Daniel Jowell (instructed by Ince & Co) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||16 October 1997|
Admiralty - Jurisdiction - Claim for loss of or damage done to goods carried in ship - Cargo owners bringing action in rem in English court - Judgment obtained in action in personam in India - Whether English proceedings in rem barred - Whether statutory provision preventing same cause of action being tried twice - s 34.