Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 284 (Dec)
Court: Admiralty Court
Judge:

Gross J

Representation Simon Gault (instructed by Jacksons) for the claimant.
  Nigel Meeson QC (instructed by Bentley, Stokes and Lowless, as agents for Drew Napier, Singapore) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 10 October 2002

Catchwords

Shipping and navigation - Bill of lading - Foreign arbitration clause - Circumstances where clause inapplicable - Owner's bill of lading - Stay of proceedings.

The Case

A defendant shipowner was entitled to a stay of proceedings, in reliance on a New York arbitration clause in a bill of lading, which it successfully contended was an owner's bill of lading.

Practice Areas

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