Mousaka Inc v Golden Seagull Maritime Inc: QBD 30 Jul 2001

There has been no change to the rule that a judge refusing leave to appeal from an arbitration award, need not give his reasons. The rationale is that the question is a threshold one, of whether a particular standard had been reached. It was not a situation where a detailed examination was to be undertaken, and accordingly reasons were not appropriate. The position has not changed under the Human Rights Act.


Steel J


Times 03-Oct-2001


Arbitration Act 1996 69, Human Rights Act 1998


England and Wales


CitedAntaios Compania Naviera SA v Salen Rederierna AB (‘the Antaios’) HL 1984
A ship charterer discovered that the bills of lading were incorrect, but delayed withdrawal from the charter for 13 days. They now sought leave to appeal the arbitration award against them.
Held: Though he deprecated extending the use of the . .
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Human Rights, Litigation Practice, Arbitration

Updated: 29 May 2022; Ref: scu.166228