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New Door Tenant for 7KBW – Ritin Rai SA

7 King’s Bench Walk is delighted to announce that Ritin Rai, Senior Advocate of the Bar of India, has accepted an offer of a Door Tenancy from Chambers. Ritin will join Chambers as a door tenant with effect from 18th September 2019. Ritin has had a stellar academic and professional career.  Having completed his legal […]

September 18, 2019

7KBW welcomes two new tenants

7KBW are delighted to announce that Douglas Grant and Rebecca Jacobs have accepted invitations to join Chambers on completion of their pupillages. Future applications should be made via the Pupillage Gateway (2020 season) for pupillages commencing in September 2021 or for deferred applications (which are only offered in exceptional circumstances) commencing in September 2022. More […]

September 16, 2019

7KBW nominated for 5 awards at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019

7KBW are delighted to announce we have been nominated for the following awards at the Chambers Bar Awards 2019. Insurance Set of the Year   Silk of the Year – Peter MacDonald Eggers QC   Junior of the Year – Benjamin Parker Shipping Set of the Year   Junior of the Year – Richard Sarll […]

September 5, 2019

Court of Appeal orders retrial of civil fraud claim

Simetra Global Assets Limited v Ikon Finance Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 1413 The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Simetra Global Assets Limited v Ikon Finance Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 1413.  Stephen Hofmeyr QC and Josephine Higgs acted for the successful appellants, Simetra Global Assets Limited and Richcroft Investments Limited.  Following a […]

August 9, 2019

Measure of damages in contract and causation under exceptions clauses

Classic Maritime Inc v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD [2019] EWCA Civ 1102 The decision of the Court of Appeal in Classic Maritime Inc v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD [2019] EWCA Civ 1102 (27 June 2019), in which Richard Southern QC and Andrew Pearson represented the successful Appellant, will be important reading for all those concerned with claims […]

June 28, 2019

David Allen QC and Jason Robinson successfully represent shareholders of FBME Bank in their breach of confidence claim against private investigators

Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1558 (Comm) The Commercial Court (Cockerill J) has handed down judgment in Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC 1558 (Comm), finding that two former Scotland Yard police detectives, who worked as private investigators, breached contractual duties of confidence owed to shareholders of FBME […]

June 24, 2019

Michael Holmes successfully challenges the jurisdiction of the Commercial Court in claims made by the Libyan Investment Authority

The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan Markets Limited [2019] EWHC 1452 (Comm) Bryan J has today handed down judgment on certain applications made in The Libyan Investment Authority v JP Morgan Markets Limited [2019] EWHC 1452 (Comm).  The case involves claims by the Libyan Investment Authority (“the LIA”), a sovereign wealth fund, to rescind […]

June 10, 2019

Members publish specialist energy law resource for Practical Law

David Allen QC, Jason Robinson, and Henry Moore have published a specialist Oil & Gas Practice Notice for the launch of Practical Law’s new Sectors project. The new Energy Sector contains resources written by a range of experts in the law of energy and natural resources, and covers matters ranging from M&A to decommissioning. To […]

June 5, 2019