|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 494|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court|
|Representation||Stephen Males QC (instructed by Richards Butler) for the plaintiff.|
|Alistair Schaff (instructed by The Simkins Partnership) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||21 October 1998|
Shipping - Carriage by sea - Buyer withholding payment on the ground of repudiatory breach of contract by seller - Parties subsequently entering into agreement under which seller agreeing to withdraw demand to arbitrate on demurrage charges - Whether agreement binding on seller - Whether agreement voidable on basis of duress.