CGU International Insurance Plc –v- Szabo And Others

Richard Waller QC

[2002] Lloyd’s Rep IR 196, [2002] 1 All ER (Comm) 83

Richard WallerInsurance (liability) – Conflict of laws – Negative declaratory relief – Service outside the jurisdiction – Forum non conveniens – Worldwide policy issued in London to English parent company – Claim brought under policy in Ohio under law of Ohio – Whether contract made in England – Whether contract governed by English law – Whether English proceedings should be stayed – Civil Procedure Rules, r 6.20.

Date added: November 6th, 2001

Area of Expertise

Insurance & reinsurance