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“Front Comor” Allianz Spa and Another –v- West Tankers Inc

10th Feb 2009

[2009] 1 AC 1138; [2009] 1 Lloyds Rep 413

Timothy Brenton QC and David Bailey QC acted in this matter – Arbitration — Anti-suit injunction — Judicial proceedings commenced in Italy — Alleged breach of arbitration clause for arbitration in London — Whether English court empowered to grant anti-suit injunction to restrain continuation of Italian proceedings. Simon Picken QC as a junior led by Timothy Brenton QC obtained the original injunction.