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Bilta (UK) Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc

Bilta (UK) Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc [2017] EWHC 3535 An important judgment on legal professional privilege has been handed down by the High Court.  In Bilta (UK) Ltd v Royal Bank of Scotland Plc [2017] EWHC 3535 the Chancellor considered the scope of litigation privilege and upheld RBS’s claim to privilege over […]

February 9, 2018

7KBW sponsor the 2nd MLAS Maritime Mooting Competition (2018) in Singapore

On the 24th January 2018, Gavin Kealey QC was on the panel of judges for the 2nd MLAS Maritime Mooting Competition held in Singapore. The final was presided over by: The Honourable Judge of Appeal Justice Steven Chong Gavin Kealey QC Kenneth Tan SC Mr. Hanspreet Singh Sachdev from Drew and Napier and Ms. Chow Zi […]

January 31, 2018

Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)

James Drake QC, has been appointed  by the international Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) to serve as arbitrator or mediator in CAS arbitrations or mediations.

January 31, 2018

The Lords Goff and Hobhouse Lecture

The Lords Goff and Hobhouse lecture was given by Lord Justice Flaux on Thursday 18th January at Inner Temple. To view a copy of the lecture please click here.    

January 19, 2018

Monde Petroleum v WesternZagros Ltd

[2018] EWCA Civ 25 Gavin Kealey QC was successful again in the Court of Appeal, this time leading Tom Sprange QC and Ruth Byrne of King & Spalding LLP on behalf of WesternZagros Limited, a Canadian headquartered oil and gas company doing business in Kurdistan.  The issues concerned the attempts of WesterZagros Limited to obtain […]

January 18, 2018

Whitlock and another (Appellants) v Moree (Respondent) (Bahamas)

[2017] 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”) […]

December 21, 2017

New Silks – Jawdat Khurshid and James Brocklebank

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 […]

December 18, 2017