In an interview with Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour, Judge Anuja Ravindra Dhir QC discusses her time at 7KBW. Jenni – How easy did you find it as a pupil and then as a young barrister, in a profession where I suspect a lot of your peers were young men from Oxbridge and traditionally the […]
Jessica Sutherland, Marcus Mander and Sushma Ananda have been appointed to the panel of arbitrators for the Lloyd’s Arbitration Scheme, Tiers 1 and 2.
7 King’s Bench Walk has been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at the next Solicitors Journal Awards taking place on the 17th May in London.
The Supreme Court has given judgment in AIG Europe Limited v Woodman  UKSC 18, in an expedited appeal from the Court of Appeal  EWCA Civ 367. The judgment concerns the true construction of the aggregation provision contained in clause 2.5 of the Minimum Terms and Conditions (“MTC”) annexed to the Solicitors Indemnity Insurance […]
Andrew Wales QC was a speaker at the C5 Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery conference in Geneva, on 16 – 17 March 2017. This is Europe’s leading conference on civil fraud investigations, litigation and asset recovery. Andrew spoke on Intermediary Liability and Dishonest Assistance: Claims Against Banks. The full conference programme can be found here.
Many congratulation to Robert Bright QC who has featured in the Lloyd’s List’s Top 10 Maritime Lawyers 2017. The article in the Lloyd’s List can he found here. Robert Bright QC, 7 King’s Bench Walk Chambers ON May 11, 2016, the industry eyed the Supreme Court for judgment on the OW Bunker test case, The […]
Turner v Norton (Ch D) Tim Jenns acted for the successful Defendant, a British Citizen resident in Barbados. The Claimant, also a British Citizen resident in Barbados, sued the Defendant seeking to recover sums allegedly due under a loan agreement made between the parties. The loan was advanced in Barbados and denominated in Barbadian dollars […]
Members of 7KBW wish to congratulate Clara Benn on being appointed to the Attorney General’s C panel of junior counsel to the Crown. The appointment will last until August 2022 and reflects upon the quality of Clara’s practice.
 EWHC 246 (QB) Harry Wright acted for the successful Defendant, a solicitor sued by her former law firm for alleged breaches of duty arising in the context of a mortgage transaction in which the borrowers turned out to be fraudsters. The Claimant suffered loss in settling with the mortgage lender, and having been indemnified […]
 EWHC 253 (Comm) Stephen Hofmyer QC and Gavin Geary were instructed on behalf of Korean shipbuilders, STX O&S, successfully resisting a claim for about $180 million in this Commercial Court trial. In April 2013 STX&OS entered into an Option Agreement with Teekay Tankers, providing for the construction and delivery of, in Teekays’ option, up […]