7KBW is proud to be a founding member of the LIDW taking place in London from 7th-10th May 2019. LIDW aims to bring legal practitioners from around the world to celebrate London as a major centre for handling disputes for the international business community, through a program of interactive sessions. There will be opportunities to […]
Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Limited  EWCA Civ 335 Jawdat Khurshid QC and Josephine Higgs (together with David Foxton QC of Essex Court Chambers) acted for Harcus Sinclair LLP in their successful appeal before the Court of Appeal, as a result of which an injunction preventing Harcus Sinclair from acting in the Volkswagen […]
The 2019 Lords Goff and Hobhouse Lecture was given by Lord Justice Longmore, on Monday 25th February 2019. Please view a copy of the lecture here.
Robert Bright QC will be speaking at the Admiralty Bar Group debate: Ship Arrest after the Alkyon: Is Counter Security just over the horizon? The debate will be held at 6pm on Thursday 7th March 2019 at the IDRC, 70 Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 1EU for a 6.30pm start. Please view the flyer here for more information […]
 EWHC 231 (Comm) The Commercial Court handed down judgment on 8 February 2019 in HSBC Bank Plc v Pearl Corp & Ors.  EWHC 231 (Comm), upholding HSBC Bank Plc’s $9 million claim against the personal guarantor of two $15 million facility agreements. HSBC had advanced $30 million to finance the acquisition of two […]
7KBW are delighted to announce that Alexander MacDonald has won Shipping Junior of the Year at this year’s Legal 500 Awards. Alex has also won this year Insurance Junior of the Year at the 2018 Chambers Bar Awards. Full results of The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019 can be found here.
The President of the Republic of Singapore has appointed Lord Mance as international judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) for a period of 2 years commencing 5th January 2019. Lord Mance, 75, who read law at University College, Oxford, was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple in 1965 and appointed Queen’s […]
7KBW will be sponsoring the 3rd MLAS Maritime Mooting Competition held in Singapore. This Finals will be held on 23rd January 2019 and will be presided by a distinguished panel of judges: The Honourable Senior Judge Chao Hick Tin The Honourable Judicial Commissioner Pang Khang Chau Mr. Richard Southern QC, 7 Kings Bench Walk The […]
NatWest Markets plc v Stallion Eight Shipping Co. S.A.  EWCA Civ 2760 In this appeal, Robert Bright Q.C. and Charles Holroyd, instructed by Watson Farley Williams, successfully represented the respondent bank. The appeal was brought by a vessel owner against a decision of Teare J., who had dismissed the owner’s application to have its […]
Aircraft Purchase Fleet Limited v Compagnia Aerea Italiana SPA  EWHC 3315 (Comm) Gavin Kealey QC, Andrew Wales QC, Anna Gotts and Harry Wright have successfully defended a $260m claim for damages by Aircraft Purchase Fleet Limited (“APFL”) on behalf of Compagnia Aerea Italiana SPA (“CAI”), the former operator of the Alitalia airline. APFL claimed […]