“Maciej Rataj”

Alistair Schaff QC
David Bailey QC
Charles Priday

[1992] 2 Lloyd’s Rep.552

Alistair Schaff led David Bailey; and Charles Priday acted in this Important Court of Appeal (later European Court) decision on 1968 Brussels Convention on ‘lis alibi pendens’.

Carriage by sea – Stay of action – Forum non conveniens – Damage to goods – Actions brought in Rotterdam and England – Whether proceedings in Rotterdam involved same cause of action as proceedings in England – Whether action should be stayed – Whether Rotterdam more appropriate forum

Date added: June 5th, 1992

Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law