“Reefer Creole” Abdullah Ali Almunajem Sons Co And Others V. Recourse Shipping Co. Ltd.

Robert Bright QC

[1994] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 584

Robert Bright – Practice – Writ – Validity – Carriage by sea – Alleged breach of contract – Writ and concurrent writ served on defendants in Greece and Cyprus – Greek law prescribed different period for validity of writ – Whether writ valid for four or six months – Whether Greek law applicable – Whether service should be set aside

Date added: November 17th, 1993

Area of Expertise

Jurisdiction / conflicts of law
Shipping, admiralty & transport