|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 146 (Jul)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Simon Brown, Mance and Latham LJJ
|Representation||Christopher Hancock QC (instructed by Constant & Constant) for the owners.|
|Simon Bryan (instructed by Mills & Co) for the charterers.|
|Judgment Dates:||10 July 2002|
Arbitration - Leave to appeal against award - Delay - Ship owners attempting to appeal arbitration award in favour of charterers - Claim form being sent by fax to charterers and P&I club on last day for service - Documents not being served until after six months from date of issue of claim form - Definition of 'legal representative' - Whether court having power to extend time for service - Whether on facts court should extend time - Arbitration Act 1979, s 1(2) - CPR 2.3(1).