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Vale Do Rio Doce Navegacao SA and another -v- Shanghai Bao Steel Ocean Shipping Co Ltd (t/a Baosteel Ocean Shipping Co) and another

14th Apr 2000

[2000] 2 All ER (Comm) 70

Christopher Butcher – Arbitration – Agreement – Arbitration clause – Jurisdiction of court – Application to set aside arbitration claim form – Whether claim within arbitration exception in Lugano Convention – Whether court having jurisdiction to serve arbitration claim form outside jurisdiction – Arbitration Act 1996, s 32 – Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982, Sch 3C, art 1.