|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 1490|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Stuart-Smith, Mummery and Mance LJJ
|Representation||Nigel Meeson (instructed by Lewis Moore & Co) for the claimant.|
|Graham Dunning (instructed by Stephenson Harwood) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||21 December 1999|
Shipping - Bill of lading - Delivery - Fraud - Conversion - Claimant shipping goods on defendants' vessels - Fraudulent bills of lading used - Claimant claiming defendants failing to deliver up the goods to them - Claimants claiming defendants liable for delivery up of goods without production of original bills of lading - Whether defendants liable for loss of goods after discharge from their vessels.