|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 622|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Beldam, Brooke and Robert Walker LJJ
|Representation||Alastair MacGregor QC and Philip Marshall (instructed by Gardner Weller) for the claimant.|
|William Blair QC (instructed by Clifford Chance) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||16 June 1999|
Costs - Claimant commencing English proceedings in relation to counter-guarantees issued in consideration for issue of performance bonds - Defendant undertaking by guarantees to indemnify claimant against all consequences arising from issue of bonds - Foreign proceedings being issued against claimant claiming payment under bonds - Whether claimant entitled to declaration in English proceedings that defendant should indemnify it against costs of defending foreign proceedings.