Tonicstar Ltd v Allianz Insurance PLC and Sirius International Insurance Corporation

Stephen Hofmeyr QC appeared on behalf of the respondent in an application to remove an arbitrator pursuant to section 24 of the Arbitration Act 1996. The dispute concerned the construction of clause 15.5 of the Joint Excess Loss Committee, Excess Loss Clauses (01/1997) which provides: “Unless the parties otherwise agree the arbitration tribunal shall consist […]

November 15, 2017

7KBW is ranked as leading set in the latest Chambers & Partners 2018

Chambers and Partners 2018 has listed 7KBW as a leading set. Our client service has been particularly noted as the following: Instructing solicitors flock to 7KBW because of its winning “combination of excellent barristers and a first-rate clerking team.” Senior clerk Bernie Hyatt is highlighted for his “very engaging” manner and facility for forging and […]

November 2, 2017

The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017 Winner

7KBW are delighted to announce we won three awards at this years Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017. We were nominated for 6 awards, and are very happy to say we won the following: Insurance Set of the Year Shipping Set of the Year   Silk of the Year  – Robert Bright QC   Congratulations to […]

October 27, 2017

The m.v. Longchamp: Stephen Kenny QC and Richard Sarll succeed in the Supreme Court

On 25 October 2017 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the matter of Mitsui & Co Ltd & others v Beteiligungsgesellschaft LPG Tankerflotte MBH & Co KG & anor, (“The Longchamp”) [2017] UKSC 86. Stephen Kenny QC and Richard Sarll acted on behalf of the successful appellants.  The Supreme Court reversed the decision of […]

October 26, 2017

Expedited trial order for Apache Corp

Apache v Marathon [2017] EWHC 2258 (Comm) David Allen QC acting for Apache Corp USA later leading Jason Robinson and Henry Moore succeeded in obtaining an order for an expedited trial before Males J to resolve joint venture partner disputes prior to a long stop date in a purchaser’s put and call option agreement. In […]

October 18, 2017

Richard Sarll will be speaking at the 3rd Annual General Average Seminar

Richard Sarll will be speaking at the 3rd Annual General Average Seminar on the 7-8 November 2017, at Cavendish America Square London. The seminar will discuss  the intricacies of General Average, the York Antwerp Rules and their revisions. Richard Sarll’s topic will be: ‘A Review of Recent General Average Legal Cases’. There is more information on […]

October 16, 2017

7KBW is ranked as a TOP-TIER set in the latest Legal 500 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 […]

October 12, 2017

New tenants

7KBW are delighted to announce that Ralph Morley and Henry Moore have accepted invitations to join Chambers on completion of their pupillages. To view more information regarding our new members and existing members, please visit our website here.

October 4, 2017

A proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction?

Stephen  Du, 7KBW and Steven Zhou, King & Wood Mallesons (Shanghai, China) have co written an  article called Maritime Injunction: a proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction? Very recently, Wuhan Maritime Court issued a maritime injunction by which a foreign shipowner was ordered to apply to withdraw an anti-suit injunction issued by the Hong Kong […]

September 5, 2017