Tradigrain v S.I.A.T

Siobán Healy QC

[2002] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 553

Sioban Healy acted in this Conflict of laws in relation to insurance policies, jurisdiction, Brussels-Lugano Convention Articles 8, 12a, 17, 22.

Insurance (Marine) – Jurisdiction – Stay of proceedings – Dispute under sales contract – 22nd defendant domiciled in England – Claimant brought proceedings in England – Defendants alleged policy written under open cover and special agreement to submit to jurisdiction of Hamburg Court – Whether Court had jurisdiction – Whether action should be stayed.

Date added: August 19th, 2002

Area of Expertise

Insurance & reinsurance
Jurisdiction / conflicts of law