Christopher Butcher QC and Harry Wright obtained summary judgment on behalf of a firm of solicitors facing a claim in negligence by a (non-client) third party , on the basis that the claim was statute barred. The case was unusual in that it was the Defendant’s second application for summary disposal of the claim. It […]
To view the full article please see below or please click here. Virtual law firm has highest “success rate” in senior courts litigation by Nick Holborne A virtual law firm, Keystone Law, has beaten the big players to achieve the highest “success rate” in litigation in the senior courts, a report has found. Meanwhile Florida-based […]
Dominic Kendrick QC and Gavin Geary were instructed on behalf of the successful time charterers in this appeal to the Supreme Court. The Ocean Victory was lost whilst leaving Kashima in a strong northerly gale. The vessel left the port due to difficulties at berth caused by long waves. At first instance, the Judge held […]
The Court of Appeal has handed down a judgment concerning the effect of exclusive jurisdiction agreements and how, notwithstanding clear wording of such an agreement, a party may nevertheless submit to the jurisdiction of the English Court and waive any right to rely upon an exclusive jurisdiction agreement in favour of the courts of another […]
7KBW congratulate the authors on the publication of Carver on Charterparties, under the editorship of Professor Howard Bennett. The authors are Professor Howard Bennett, Robert Bright QC, Julia Dias QC, Sioban Healy QC, Stephen Hofmeyr QC, Simon Kerr, Alex MacDonald, Peter MacDonald Eggers QC, Richard Sarll and Professor Stephen Girvin. For more details on the […]
On Thursday 27th April, members of 7 King’s Bench Walk spoke at the CDR Spring Arbitration Symposium 2017. Sir Stephen Tomlinson, Stephen Kenny QC and Peter MacDonald Eggers QC spoke on the panel ‘Ask the Arbitrators’. Several members of 7KBW also attended the event. Leading industry figures analysed and debated the most important current and […]
Siobán Healy QC recently explored Mr Justice Popplewell’s ruling regarding arbitrator conflicts in H v L and Others  EWHC 127 (Comm) and some of the potential consequences for Lexis-Nexis. An article setting out Siobán’s answers in response to questions about the case posed by Lexis-Nexis appeared on Lexis@PSL Arbitration on 16 March 2017. Click […]
In an interview with Jenni Murray on Woman’s Hour, Judge Anuja Ravindra Dhir QC discusses her time at 7KBW. Jenni – How easy did you find it as a pupil and then as a young barrister, in a profession where I suspect a lot of your peers were young men from Oxbridge and traditionally the […]
Jessica Sutherland, Marcus Mander and Sushma Ananda have been appointed to the panel of arbitrators for the Lloyd’s Arbitration Scheme, Tiers 1 and 2.
7 King’s Bench Walk has been shortlisted for Chambers of the Year at the next Solicitors Journal Awards taking place on the 17th May in London.