National Bank of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Kazakhstan (Claimants) v the Bank Of New York Mellon SA/NV, London Branch (Defendant)  EWHC 3512 (Comm) Christopher Butcher QC appeared on behalf of the Defendant in these Part 8 proceedings. This is the latest development in England of a dispute spanning several jurisdictions and which has […]
At the opening of the new legal year in Singapore on 8th January 2018, the Attorney-General, Mr. Lucien Wong SC congratulated Sir Jeremy on his appointment to the SICC. The Chief Justice, Sundaresh Menon also stated that the very idea of the SICC was conceived in a conversation that he had in London with Sir […]
 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”) […]
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 […]
The Members of 7KBW will be holding a lecture on Thursday 18th January 2018, to be given by Lord Justice Flaux. More details below:
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.
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.
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 […]
Clive Freedman QC has written an article that has been published by New Law Journal titled – Champagne without costs. It discusses how costs follow the event, except for respondents in the Court of Appeal who successfully resist permission to appeal. To read the full article please click here.
This year 7KBW have been nominated for 9 awards for The Legal 500 2018 Awards. Commercial Litigation Silk of the Year – Christopher Butcher QC International Arbitration Silk of the Year – Dominic Kendrick QC Silk of the Year – Siobán Healy QC Junior of the Year – Alexander MacDonald Shipping Set of […]