|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 257 (Dec)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Commercial Court|
David Steel J
|Representation||Michael Swainston and Roger Masefield (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) for the claimants.|
|Richard Millet (instructed by Clyde & Co) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||18 December 2001|
Conflict of laws - Jurisdiction - Challenge to jurisdiction - Civil and commercial matters - Action for misrepresentation and non-disclosure on reinsurance contracts ||Original insurance concerning Colombian bank - London based reinsurers seeking negative declaratory relief against Colombian insurers - Contracts providing for English law - Whether on facts jurisdiction clause incorporated in contracts - Whether England appropriate forum.