Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 427 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 350
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Aldous, Mance and Latham LJJ

Representation David Joseph (instructed by Clyde & Co) for the claimants.
  Michael McLaren (instructed by Collyer Bristow) for the airline.
Judgment Dates: 27 March 2002

Catchwords

Carriers - Contract - Carriage of goods - International carriage of goods by road - Contract for multi-modal carriage - Carrier contracting to carry goods by road for one sector - Carrier retaining option to substitute different mode of carriage for that sector - Whether international convention for carriage by road applicable to contracts for multi-modal carriage - Whether international convention for carriage by road applicable where carrier retains option to substitute different mode of carriage - .

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