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Sabah Shipyards -v- Islamic Republic of Pakistan

14th Nov 2002

[2003] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 571

Timothy Saloman Q.C. led Simon Picken in a dispute under contracts relating to barge mounted electric generation facility at Karachi – Collateral guarantee gave jurisdiction to English Courts – Whether defendants in waiving sovereign immunity consented to English Court having jurisdiction to grant anti-suit injunction – Proper construction of jurisdiction clause – Defendant obtained injunction restraining claimants from commencing proceedings in England – Whether injunction restraining defendants from continuing proceedings in Pakistan should be granted.

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