The Lords Goff and Hobhouse Lecture

The Lords Goff and Hobhouse lecture was given by Lord Justice Flaux on Thursday 18th January at Inner Temple. To view a copy of the lecture please click here.    

January 19, 2018

Monde Petroleum v WesternZagros Ltd

[2018] EWCA Civ 25 Gavin Kealey QC was successful again in the Court of Appeal, this time leading Tom Sprange QC and Ruth Byrne of King & Spalding LLP on behalf of WesternZagros Limited, a Canadian headquartered oil and gas company doing business in Kurdistan.  The issues concerned the attempts of WesterZagros Limited to obtain […]

January 18, 2018

Whitlock and another (Appellants) v Moree (Respondent) (Bahamas)

[2017] UKPC 44 Gavin Kealey QC and James Goudkamp appeared on behalf of the Appellants in this appeal to the Privy Council against the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Bahamas. The dispute concerned the beneficial ownership of funds standing to the credit of a joint bank account. An elderly man (“the Testator”) […]

December 21, 2017

New Silks – Jawdat Khurshid and James Brocklebank

Chambers is delighted to announce that Jawdat Khurshid and James Brocklebank have been successful in this year’s Queen’s Counsel appointments competition and will be appointed to Silk at a ceremony to be held on 26 February 2018. The members of 7 King’s Bench Walk congratulate them both on this achievement.   Jawdat Khurshid Jawdat is […]

December 18, 2017

The Legal 500 Awards 2018 Winner

7KBW are delighted to announce they have won the following awards at The Legal 500 Awards 2018:   Shipping Set of the Year   Junior of the Year – Marcus Mander   To view the rest of the 2018 winners please click here.

December 5, 2017

David Allen QC addresses lawyers in London on Cross-border fraud

David Allen QC was invited to speak at a conference arranged by the White Paper Group in London on the theme of Cross-border fraud.  David’s talk addressed the cross-undertaking given by Freezing Order applicants and the attendant risks following the Fiona Trust v Privalov litigation in which David acted for Sovcomflot.  

November 29, 2017

Stephen Hofmeyr QC addresses 350,000 lawyers in China

Stephen Hofmeyr QC was invited to speak at a conference, organised by Allbright Law Office in Shanghai with the theme “Arbitration in a new financial world”. Representatives from arbitration institutions in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Qingdao as well as from the HKIAC, ICC and SIAC attended. Stephen’s subject was “The expectations and irritations of a […]

November 28, 2017