Petroleo Brasiliero SA -v- Mellitus Shipping Inc and others

Stephen Kenny QC

[2001] 1 All ER (Comm) 993

Stephen Kenny – Practice – Service out of the jurisdiction – Necessary or proper party to action – Action properly brought against a person served in the jurisdiction – Person out of jurisdiction a necessary or proper party to action – Judge granting permission to serve out of jurisdiction – Guidelines for exercise of discretion in relation to contribution – Whether existence of right to recover in arbitration proceedings obviating potential prejudice

Date added: March 29th, 2001

Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law
Shipping, admiralty & transport