Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 622
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

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

Catchwords

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.

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