Andrea Merzario Ltd. -v- Internationale Spedition Leitner Gesellschaft G.M.B.H.

Robert Bright QC

[2001] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 490; [2001] 1 All ER (Comm) 883

Robert Bright – Carriage by road – CMR – Article 31 – Construction – Claimant contracting carrier for carriage of consignment of whisky from Scotland to Vienna – Defendant claimant’s sub-contractors – Whisky stolen – Claimant sought indemnity or contribution from defendant – Defendant brought proceedings in Austria for declaration of non-liability – Whether art. 31 barred claimant’s English action – Whether Austrian action “pending”.

Date added: January 23rd, 2001


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