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“Future Express”

29th Jul 1993

[1993] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 542; [1992] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 79

Dominic Kendrick acted in a Court of Appeal decision involving the presentation of fraudulent documents and bills of exchange.

Bill of lading – Title to sue – Attornment – Bank named as consignees – Bills of lading withheld from bank – Goods delivered without production of bills of lading – Whether bank had title to sue – Whether bank became pledgee of goods – Whether bill of lading an attornment – Whether bills of lading exhausted as documents of title – Whether carriers committed wrongful act in relation to the goods.

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