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Underwriting Members of Lloyd’s Syndicate 980 and others -v- Sinco SA

29th Jul 2008

[2009] 1 All ER (Comm) 272

Stephen Phillips – Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction – Challenge to jurisdiction – Civil and commercial matters – Defendant seeking stay of English proceedings in respect of claim that it acted in breach of exclusive English jurisdiction clause – Whether cause and object of English jurisdiction clause claim same as those of Greek proceedings brought by defendant – Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, art 27.