Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 429 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2004] EWHC 343 (Comm)
Court: Commercial Court
Judge:

Toulson J

Representation Ian Hunter QC (instructed by CMS Cameron McKenna) for the claimant.
  Dominic Kendrick QC and Jawdat Kurshid (instructed by Barlow Lyde & Gilbert and Clifford Chance LLP) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 26 February 2004

Catchwords

Arbitration - Award - Earlier award between defendant and third party - Claimant seeking to rely on earlier award as against defendant - Effect of earlier finding.

The Case

In a dispute over reinsurance, the claimant succeeded in its argument that the arbitrators should have been bound by a particular finding in an earlier arbitration award between the defendants and a third party, even though that finding had not been necessary for the earlier decision.

Practice Areas

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