AXA Corporate Solutions Assurance S.A. v Weir Services Australia Pty Ltd

Claim form – Service. The proceedings related to liability insurance policies issued by the claimant company. The Commercial Court considered the claimant's application for an anti-suit injunction to preclude the defendant from pursuing claims under global policies in Australia. The dispute concerned global liability policies issued in England and a 'broadform' liability policy issued in Australia. The court held that, following settled principle, proceedings would be on foot in the courts of both Australia and England. The English proceedings would be stayed to allow the Australia issues to be resolved first.

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