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Petroleo Brasiliero SA -v- Mellitus Shipping Inc and others

29th Mar 2001

[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

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