Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 57 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Tuckey and Neuberger LJJ

Representation Richard Bradley (instructed by Brighouse Wolff, Maghull) for the claimant.
  Alexander Macdonald (instructed by Barker Gotelee) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 November 2005

Catchwords

Carriers - Contract - Carriage of goods - International carriage of goods by road - Successive carriers - Loss of goods - Contractor paying compensation to sender - First sub-contractor paying compensation to contractor - Whether international convention for carriage by road applicable to contract entitling first sub-contractor to recover from third sub-contractor who was responsible for loss - Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road, art 37.

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