Glencore International A.G. –v- Shell International Trading And Shipping Co. Ltd. And Metro Oil Corporation

Gavin Geary

[1999] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 692; [1999] 2 All ER (Comm) 922

Charles Priday – Practice – Interpleader proceedings – “Same cause of action”- Construction – Proceedings commenced in Paris against defendants in respect of payment for cargoes of naptha – Defendants commenced interpleader proceedings in England – Whether Paris action and interpleader proceedings involved the same cause of action – Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act, 1982, Schedule, art. 21.

Date added: August 26th, 1999

Area of Expertise

Energy & natural resources
Jurisdiction / conflicts of law
Shipping, admiralty & transport