North West Water Ltd v Binnie and Partners: 1990

References: [1990] 3 All ER 547
Ratio: In relation to court proceedings, it can be an abuse of process for a defendant to seek to reopen issues decided against it as defendant in previous court proceedings.
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – OMV Petrom Sa v Glencore International Ag ComC (Bailii, [2014] EWHC 242 (Comm))
    The claimant sought to have struck out as abuse of process parts of the defence, saying that the factual issues raised had already been resolved in arbitration proceedings, but as against a different oarty. The defendant replied that the arbitration . .

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Last Update: 19 March 2019
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