Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 173 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2524 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
Judge:

David Steel J

Representation Joe Smouha QC and Sam Wordsworth (instructed by Howard Kennedy) for the claimant.
  Robert Hildyard, Stephen Nathan QC and Max Mallin (instructed by Teacher Stern Selby) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 14 November 2005

Catchwords

Judgment - Setting aside - Judgment obtained by fraud - Whether claimant establishing on facts crucial findings obtained by defendant on false evidence.

The Case

The court ruled in favour of the claimant in the second perjury trial in the long-running action brought by Kuwaiti Airways Corp against Iraqi Airways Corp, which arose out of the annexation by the defendant of ten of the claimant's aircraft and a number of spare parts during the invasion and occupation of Kuwait by Iraq from 1990-1991.

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