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Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

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Contact

Contact with chambers should be made through the Practice Management Team. They are happy to discuss client requirements and provide further information on such matters as the expertise and experience of individual members, fees, working practices and languages spoken. We have members able to work in French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Greek and Chinese (Mandarin).

Outside working hours, a member of our team is always available to be contacted on matters of an urgent nature. Contact should be made using the Chambers main number or email.

To contact our Singapore office, please contact our BD Director, Asia, Rachel Foxton. Out of office hours calls will automatically be diverted to our clerking team in London.

London

Twenty Essex Street
London
WC2R 3AL

enquiries@twentyessex.com
t: +44 20 7842 1200
DX 0009 Lond/Chan Lane

Singapore

28 Maxwell Road
#02-03
Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore 069120

singapore@twentyessex.com
t: +65 62257230

03/04/2012

West Tankers Inc v Allianz SpA (formerly known as Riunione Adriatica Sicurta), Generali Assicurazioni Generali SpA

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Subject: Arbitration Other related subjects: Shipping; European Union


Keywords: Anti-suit injunctions; Arbitral tribunals; Arbitration; Charterparties; Insurance contracts; Jurisdiction; Principle of effectiveness


Summary: An arbitral tribunal had not been deprived of jurisdiction to award equitable damages for breach of an obligation to arbitrate by virtue of a decision of the ECJ that an anti-suit injunction restraining proceedings in an Italian court on the basis they were contrary to an arbitration agreement was incompatible with Regulation 44/2001.


Stephen Males QC and Sara Masters QC acted for the Respondents (instructed by MFB)

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