Societe Commerciale De Reassurance –v- Eras (International) Ltd And Others In Re The Eras Eil Appeals

Gavin Kealey QC

[1992] 1 ReLR 249; [1992] 1 Lloyds Rep 570; [1992] 2 All ER 82

Gavin Kealey – Practice and procedure – Jurisdiction – Service of writ outside the jurisdiction – Derivative claims -“Good arguable case” – Reinsurance-led environmental impairment liability pool covering United States risks – Disastrous losses resulting in complex disputes between parties – Litigation in England and United States between pool participants – Leave to serve writ granted by judge – Appeal -Whether appellate court should interfere with lower court’s order – Principles to be applied by appellate court

Date added: July 22nd, 1991

Area of Expertise

Insurance & reinsurance
Jurisdiction / conflicts of law