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7KBW is ranked as a TOP-TIER set in the latest Legal 500 2017

12th Oct 2017

The latest Legal 500 2017 edition describes 7 King’s Bench Walk as ‘always the first port of call for any insurance or reinsurance dispute’ as well as being ‘a solid choice’ for commercial and shipping work, both litigation and arbitration. It is a set that ‘delivers excellent results’, ‘knows its clients well’ and is ‘quick to spot legal trends’. Rated as ‘the best in the Temple’, the clerks provide ‘an exceptional service’, and are ‘always responsive’, ‘extremely accessible’ and ‘approachable’. In particular, senior clerks Greg Leyden and Bernie Hyatt are ‘always there when you need them’: Leyden ‘goes the extra mile’ and ‘gives solicitors the feeling of genuine partnership with the set’, and Hyatt is ‘a legend’, who ‘knows his stuff and the market very well’. Providing ‘a commercial approach’, practice development and marketing director Brian Lee is ‘very well connected internationally’.

7KBW is ranked as the sole TOP-TIER set in:

7KBW is also ranked as LEADING-SET in the following practice areas:

7KBW has 21 QC’s listed as LEADING SILKS and 25 barristers listed as LEADING JUNIORS. Other practice areas with leading individuals include Aviation, Costs and Civil Fraud.

7KBW and its members have also been recommended in the Asia Pacific: The English Bar for Commercial and Shipping. 7 King’s Bench Walk’s particular strengths include insurance, commodities and shipping disputes. The joint senior clerks are Bernie Hyatt and Greg Leyden, with practice development and marketing manager Brian Lee also a key contact.

For more detailed information regarding 7KBW and individual member rankings please click here.