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Beazley -v- Horizon Offshore Contractors Inc

10th Nov 2004

[2005] Lloyd’s Rep I.R.231

Timothy Brenton Q.C. and Jawdat Khurshid acted for the Defendants in a Marine insurance, damage to pipe laying barge by fire.

Timothy Brenton Q.C. and Jawdat Khurshid – Insurance (marine) – Conflict of laws – Exclusive jurisdiction clause nominating English courts – Action by insurers seeking negative declaratory relief by reason of misrepresentation and non-disclosure – Action on policy by assured in Texas – Action against assured by third party in Texas – Whether English proceedings should be stayed – Whether appropriate to grant anti-suit injunction.