PAN OCEAN CO LTD v CHINA-BASE GROUP CO LTD (FORMERLY CHINA-BASE NINGBO FOREIGN TRADE CO LTD) AND ANOTHER (THE “GRAND ACE 12”)
 Lloyd's Rep. Plus 76
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION (COMMERCIAL COURT)
Before Christopher Hancock QC (sitting as a Judge of the High Court)
Conflict of laws – Exclusive jurisdiction clause – Alleged implied contract on terms of bill of lading – Whether jurisdiction clause in bill of lading binding on cif buyer – Whether English court had jurisdiction – Brussels Regulation Recast, Council Regulation 1215/2012/EU, article 25.