Baltic Insurance Group -v- Jordan Grand Prix Ltd And Others; Baltic Insurance Group -v- Quay Financial Software And Others

Richard Southern QC

[1999] Lloyd’s Rep IR 93; [1999] 2 AC 127; [1999] 1 All ER 289; [1999] 2 WLR 134; [1998] 1 WLR 1049; [1998] 3 All ER 418

Richard Southern – Contingency insurance – Brussels Convention 1968, Section 3 – Action by assured on policy – Counterclaim by insurers for fraud and avoidance of policy – Whether counterclaim a matter relating to insurance – Whether insurers domiciled outside EC bound by Section 3 – Whether Brussels Convention, Art 1 allows counterclaim against a person domiciled in a different Contracting State – Whether reference should be made to European Court of Justice.

Date added: December 16th, 1998


Area of Expertise

Insurance & Reinsurance