James Fisher & Sons PLC v. Pegasus Lines Limited S.A.

In Admiralty Practice, Judgments and Enforcement of Judgments on (Updated )

In this matter the court ordered that a representative of the general agent of the Defendant shipping line could be examined in aid of execution as an "officer" of the Defendant within the meaning of Rule 426. The court held that the term "officer" should not be restricted to the president, vice president and secretary. The term should be broadly defined and included anyone in positions of authority at the senior management level.