|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 134 (May)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1224 (Comm)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court|
|Representation||Thomas Macey-Dare (instructed by Winter Scott LLP) for the owners.|
|Nigel Jacobs QC (instructed by Holman Fenwick Willan) for the charterers.|
|Judgment Dates:||11 May 2012|
Practice - Pre-trial or post-judgment relief - Freezing order - Court granting claimant ship owners worldwide freezing injunction against sub-charterer (SC) and sub-sub-charterer (SSC) - Claimant seeking continuation of injunction - SC and SSC seeking discharge of injunction on basis no jurisdiction against SSC and no risk of dissipation of assets - Whether owners having good arguable case against charterer - Whether claims against charterer falling within lien clause in charter - Whether owners acquiring charterer's claims against SC - Whether charterer having well-arguable claims against SC - Whether owners having acquired SC's claim against SSC - Whether claims by SC against SSC being subject to English law and arbitration - Whether SC having well-arguable monetary claim against SSC - Whether risk of dissipation by SC or SSC justifying order - Whether jurisdiction exercisable against SSC on basis of fraudulent preference.