|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 460 (Jul)|
Richard Siberry QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court
|Representation||Dominic Kendrick QC and Andrew Thomas (instructed by Ross & Co) for the claimants.|
|Helen Davies (instructed by Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw) for the first defendant.|
|Mark Cran QC and Michael Rollason (instructed by Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw) for the second and third defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||30 July 2002|
Conflict of laws - Jurisdiction - Challenge to jurisdiction - English claimants issuing proceedings against Finnish and English defendants in respect of industrial action taken against claimants' vessels in Finland - Defendants relying on jurisdiction clause in settlement agreement - Claimant alleging agreement entered into under duress - Whether English court having jurisdiction - , arts 6(1), 17, 21.