Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 739
Court: House of Lords

Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Lloyd of Berwick, Lord Steyn, Lord Hoffmann and Lord Millett

Representation Anthony Trace QC and Rebecca Stubbs (instructed by Le Boeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae) for the appellants.
  Richard Southern (instructed by Cameron McKenna) for the respondents.
Judgment Dates: 16 December 1998


Conflict of laws - Jurisdiction - Challenge to jurisdiction - Claim by insurer - Insurer domiciled in Lithuania repudiating liability to English company - Insured claiming against insurer - Insurer serving defence and counterclaim - Insurer seeking to join further parties as defendants to counterclaim - Whether court having jurisdiction over counterclaim - , art 11.

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