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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

7KBW is ranked a TOP-TIER set in the latest Legal 500 2020

The latest Legal 500 2020 describes 7KBW: With ‘unrivalled strength in depth’, 7 King’s Bench Walk has ‘a first-class reputation’ for complex insurance and reinsurance matters, and remains one of the leading sets for shipping and commercial work, as well as being highly rated for international arbitrations. In addition, the set is making inroads into […]

September 27, 2019

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