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

17th Nov 1993

[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