Comninos v Prudential Assurance Company Ltd (The Ikarian Reefer no 2): CA 12 Oct 1999

Mr Comninos challenged the jurisdiction of the court to have made an order for costs made against him.
Simon Brown LJ, Waller LJ, Tuckey LJ
[1999] EWCA Civ 3019, [2000] 1 All ER 37, [1999] 2 All ER (Comm) 673, [2000] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 129, [2000] 1 WLR 603, [2000] Lloyd’s Rep IR 230, [2000] CLC 22, [2000] 1 Costs LR 37, [2000] CP Rep 13, [2000] ILPr 490
Supreme Court Act 1981 51
England and Wales
See AlsoThe Ikarian Reefer CA 1995
The court reversed the decision of the trial judge that the plaintiff insured shipowners had not deliberately scuttled their vessel or cast her away: ‘(1) The burden of showing that the trial Judge was wrong lies on the appellant . . (2) When . .
See AlsoNational Justice Compania Naviera S A v Prudential Assurance Company Ltd (‘The Ikarian Reefer’) 1993
Cresswell J spoke of the nature of the duty owed by expert witnesses: ‘The duties and responsibilities of expert witnesses in civil cases include the following:

1. Expert evidence presented to the Court should be, and should be seen to be, the . .

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Updated: 08 February 2021; Ref: scu.268839