Peter MacDonald Eggers QC and Douglas Grant of 7KBW have prepared a bulletin on Insurance and Reinsurance Aggregation issues relating to COVID-19. Members of 7KBW intend to produce bulletins on topics affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry at regular intervals over the coming months. Members of 7KBW have extensive experience of the issues of insurance […]
Members of 7KBW intend to produce news items and bulletins on topics related to Covid-19 at regular intervals over the coming months.
Shanghai Shipyard Co Ltd v Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Limited  EWHC 803 (Comm) The Commercial Court (Knowles J) has handed down judgment in a preliminary issues trial concerning the proper characterisation of a shipbuilding guarantee: Shanghai Shipyard Co Ltd v Reignwood International Investment (Group) Company Limited  EWHC 803 (Comm). The principal issue […]
Rebecca Sabben Clare QC and Andrew Pearson of 7KBW have written a note in relation to Coronavirus and Business Interruption Cover Claims. Members of 7KBW intend to produce bulletins on topics affecting the insurance and reinsurance industry at regular intervals over the coming months. Members of 7KBW have extensive experience of the issues of insurance […]
A personal message from everyone at 7KBW. We are alert to the evolving circumstances both in the UK and worldwide. We are continuously monitoring Covid-19 developments and Government announcements and guidance. Our main priority is to ensure the health, safety and well-being of our members, staff, colleagues and our clients who visit chambers. 7KBW have arrangements […]
The Insolvency and Companies Court has today handed down judgment in the case of Alfred Schefenacker -v- Darko Horvat  EWHC 506 (Ch). Jason Robinson represented the successful Respondent and was instructed by Mishcon de Reya LLP. The application was to set aside a Part 71 Order made by Insolvency and Companies Court Judge Barber, […]
Five members of 7 King’s Bench Walk have been instructed in forthcoming litigation in the Business and Property Courts, as reported by The Lawyer. Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC and Timothy Kenefick are instructed by Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan, acting for the claimants, Carillion, appointed by the Official Receiver. Jonathan Gaisman QC, James Brocklebank QC and […]
The 2020 Lords Goff and Hobhouse Lecture was given on Wednesday 26th February by Mr Justice Butcher. Please view the lecture here.
On 30 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) an international public health emergency. The WHO has not, as yet, recommended international travel restrictions. However, a number of governments are now denying entry to foreign nationals coming from China, while Australia and Singapore are refusing to allow […]
7KBW has 3 cases listed in The Lawyer’s Top Appeals of 2020. Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton LLP. Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC, Benjamin Parker and Harry Wright, instructed by Squire Patton Boggs partner Anthony Taylor for Manchester Building Society. The case is a two day Supreme Court Appeal in May 2020. Manchester Building Society […]
7KBW has two cases listed in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of 2020. Mamadou Sakho and MS Pop Limited v World Anti-Doping Agency. Richard Waller QC and James Goudkamp are instructed by Morgan Sports Law partner Mike Morgan and senior associate Donna Bartley for the Premier League Defender. Former Liverpool FC and France footballer […]
Saab v Dangate Consulting Ltd & Ors  EWHC 48 (Comm) Following her Ladyship’s judgment in June 2019 ( EWHC 1558 (Comm)), Mrs Justice Cockerill has found that the two former Scotland Yard police detectives and private investigators are in contempt of Court for failing to deliver up all confidential documents obtained by them during […]
Enka Insaat Ve Sanayi AS v OOO “Insurance Company Chubb” & Ors  EWHC 3568 (Comm) David Bailey QC, Marcus Mander and Clara Benn have successfully defended members of the Chubb Group in an expedited trial of a claim for injunctive and declaratory relief brought by Enka, a Turkish engineering company involved in the construction […]