||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 158 (Nov)
|| EWHC 2497 (Comm)
||Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
Christopher Clarke J
||Nigel Meeson QC (instructed by Swinnerton Moore) for the claimant.
||Luke Parsons QC and Nichola Warrender (instructed by Stephenson Harwood) for the bank.
||11 November 2005
Conflict of laws - Tort - Proper law of tort - Defendant bank arresting vessel in Panama - Arrest leading to total loss of claimant's cargo - Claimant bringing action for loss of cargo - Whether English or Panamanian law applicable - Whether bank liable to claimant .
The High Court ruled, per curiam, that it was not free to depart from the line of authority from Collins v Lamport  to The Myrto  1 Lloyd's Rep 11.
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