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, […]
Members of 7KBW intend to produce news items and bulletins on topics related to Covid-19 at regular intervals over the coming months.
Suez Fortune Investments Ltd & Piraeus Bank AE v. Talbot Underwriting Ltd & others  EWHC 2599 (Comm) The Commercial Court has handed down judgment in Suez Fortune Investments Ltd & Piraeus Bank AE v. Talbot Underwriting Ltd & others  EWHC 2599 (Comm), concerning the loss of the oil tanker Brillante Virtuoso. Following a […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Simetra Global Assets Limited v Ikon Finance Limited  4 WLR 112 The Court of Appeal has today handed down judgment in Simetra Global Assets Limited v Ikon Finance Limited  4 WLR 112. Stephen Hofmeyr QC and Josephine Higgs acted for the successful appellants, Simetra Global Assets Limited and Richcroft Investments Limited. Following a […]
Classic Maritime Inc v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD  EWCA Civ 1102 The decision of the Court of Appeal in Classic Maritime Inc v Limbungan Makmur SDN BHD  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 […]
Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors  EWHC 1558 (Comm) The Commercial Court (Cockerill J) has handed down judgment in Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors  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 […]
The Commercial Court (Teare J) has handed down judgment in Cockett Marine Oil DMCC v ING Bank & OW Bunker Malta and Cockett Marine Oil (Asia) PTE Limited v ING Bank & OW Bunker Middle East DMCC  EWHC 1533 (Comm), dismissing two jurisdictional challenges brought by customers of the OW Bunker group, formerly one […]
Julia Dias QC publishes an article entitled – Resignation in the Face of Confidentiality? The article is published on Transnational Dispute Management’s website. To view the article please click here.