The latest Legal 500 2018 describes 7KBW: In the fields of insurance and reinsurance, the barristers at ‘stellar’ 7 King’s Bench Walk are ‘in the premier league’ of the Bar. At the top end the set is ‘as star studded as any’ chambers; no wonder it is described as ‘one of the pre-eminent shipping and […]
7KBW are very happy to congratulate Alistair Schaff QC and Alexander MacDonald for winning at this years Chambers Bar Awards 2018. 7KBW were nominated for 8 awards, and are very happy to say we won the following: Insurance: Junior of the Year – Alexander MacDonald Shipping: Silk of the Year – Alistair Schaff QC More […]
7KBW is delighted to congratulate Clive Freedman QC on his appointment as a Justice of the High Court assigned to the Queen’s Bench Division. The appointment will take effect on Monday 22nd October 2018. He will be sworn in at 930am on that day by the Lord Chief Justice in Court 4 at the Royal […]
 EWHC 2643 (Comm) Jawdat Khurshid QC and Anna Gotts acted for the successful insured in expedited proceedings brought against various Lloyd’s syndicates for an indemnity under a marine cargo insurance policy arising out of the loss of cargoes shipped to Iran in 2012. The defendant insurers resisted liability on the basis that payment “would […]
On 11 October 2018, the Supreme Court delivered its unanimous judgment in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. The Court’s judgment is available here. The case concerned the proper relationship between the duty of care and breach of duty elements of the tort of negligence. The Court of Appeal held that a duty of […]
Richard Sarll is pleased to announce the publication of Lowndes & Rudolf, General Average and York-Antwerp Rules, 15th Edition, of which he is a co-editor together with Richard Cornah and Joseph Shead of Richards Hogg Lindley. The latest edition of Lowndes & Rudolf contains extensive reconsideration of the principle of substituted expenses following the decision […]
7KBW are delighted to announce that Daniel Corteville and Henry Ashwell have accepted invitations to join Chambers on completion of their pupillages. Future applications should be made via the Pupillage Gateway (2019 season) for pupillages commencing in September 2020 or for deferred applications (which are only offered in exceptional circumstances) commencing in September 2021. More […]
7 King’s Bench Walk are delighted to announce they have been nominated for 8 awards at this year’s Chambers Bar Awards 2018, in the following categories: Insurance: Set of the Year Silk of the Year – David Edwards QC Junior of the Year – Michael Holmes – Alexander MacDonald […]
7KBW will be sponsoring CDR’s Autumn Litigation Symposium 2018, taking place on Thursday 20th September 2018, at the Sofitel St James London. Several 7KBW members will be attending: Lord Mance (chair), Rebecca Sabben Clare QC (speaking) and Harry Wright (speaking). For more information on the event and registration please click here.
Julia Dias QC is interviewed by Joseph Huse, CEO of Newton Arbitration on the recent Court of Appeals decision in Halliburton v Chubb and the issue of arbitrator impartiality. Please view the full interview here.