David Allen QC and Jason Robinson successfully apply on behalf of the shareholders of FBME Bank for an order that two former Scotland Yard police detectives and private investigators are in contempt of Court

Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors [2020] EWHC 48 (Comm) Following her Ladyship’s judgment in June 2019 ([2019] EWHC 1558 (Comm)), Mrs Justice Cockerill has found that the two former Scotland Yard police detectives and private investigators are in contempt of Court for failing to deliver up all confidential documents obtained by them during […]

January 15, 2020

7KBW team defend Chubb Group against anti-suit injunction: English Courts not the appropriate forum to determine whether Russian proceedings were brought in breach of London arbitration agreement

Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO “Insurance Company Chubb” & Ors [2019] EWHC 3568 (Comm) David Bailey QC, Marcus Mander and Clara Benn have successfully defended members of the Chubb Group in an expedited trial of a claim for injunctive and declaratory relief brought by Enka, a Turkish engineering company involved in the construction […]

January 8, 2020

Court of Appeal restores €27m worldwide freezing order

Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd v Morimoto [2019] EWCA Civ 2203 The Court of Appeal has unanimously allowed an appeal by Lakatamia Shipping Co Ltd for which SJ Phillips QC, NG Casey and James Goudkamp appeared. Following a trial in the Commercial Court in 2014, Lakatamia had judgment entered in its favour against Mr Nobu Su, […]

December 14, 2019

The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020 nominations

7KBW are delighted to announce they have been nominated for the following 5 awards at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2020. Shipping Set of the Year   Silk of the Year – Alistair Schaff QC   Silk of the Year – David Bailey QC International Arbitration Silk of the Year – Gavin Kealey QC   […]

November 27, 2019

Insurance Set and Silk of the Year award won at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019

7KBW are very happy to congratulate Peter MacDonald Eggers QC for winning at this years Chambers Bar Awards 2019. 7KBW were nominated for 5 awards, and are very happy to say we won the following two awards: Insurance: Set of the Year   Insurance: Silk of the Year – Peter MacDonald Eggers QC   More […]

November 1, 2019

7KBW is a leading set in Chambers & Partners 2020

7KBW has been ranked as a Band 1 set in following areas: Insurance Band 1 Shipping & Commodities Band 1   7KBW has been ranked as a leading set in the following areas: Commercial Dispute Resolution Energy & Natural Resources International Arbitration: General Commercial & Insurance Professional Negligence   7KBW has 20 ranked silk barristers, […]

October 10, 2019

Brillante Virtuoso: Commercial Court rules on high-profile scuttling dispute

Suez Fortune Investments Ltd & Piraeus Bank AE v. Talbot Underwriting Ltd & others [2019] EWHC 2599 (Comm) The Commercial Court has handed down judgment in Suez Fortune Investments Ltd & Piraeus Bank AE v. Talbot Underwriting Ltd & others [2019] EWHC 2599 (Comm), concerning the loss of the oil tanker Brillante Virtuoso. Following a […]

October 9, 2019

Charles Priday Successfully Appeals Fundamental Issue For Charterparty Cancellation

The Commercial Court today handed down judgment in arbitration appeals concerning the validity of cancellations by Charterers and Sub-Charterers.  The judgment highlights a very important issue as to the effect of laycan deadlines and rights of cancellation. Nearly all charterparties stipulate for a cancelling date on which charterers will have the right to cancel, and […]

October 2, 2019