Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 322 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2643 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
Judge:

Andrew Smith J

Representation Philip Shepherd QC (instructed by Howe and Keats) for the claimant.
  Peter Irvin (instructed by Constant and Constant) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 24 November 2005

Catchwords

Conflict of laws - Jurisdiction - Court - First seised - English court not first seised of action - Court first seised giving judgment - Whether court second seised should decline jurisdiction after judgment given by court first seised - Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, art 27.

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