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7KBW is ranked as a TOP-TIER set in the latest Legal 500 2017

The latest Legal 500 2017 edition describes 7 King’s Bench Walk as ‘always the first port of call for any insurance or reinsurance dispute’ as well as being ‘a solid choice’ for commercial and shipping work, both litigation and arbitration. It is a set that ‘delivers excellent results’, ‘knows its clients well’ and is ‘quick […]

October 12, 2017

New tenants

7KBW are delighted to announce that Ralph Morley and Henry Moore have accepted invitations to join Chambers on completion of their pupillages. To view more information regarding our new members and existing members, please visit our website here.

October 4, 2017

A proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction?

Stephen  Du, 7KBW and Steven Zhou, King & Wood Mallesons (Shanghai, China) have co written an  article called Maritime Injunction: a proper weapon against the anti-suit injunction? Very recently, Wuhan Maritime Court issued a maritime injunction by which a foreign shipowner was ordered to apply to withdraw an anti-suit injunction issued by the Hong Kong […]

September 5, 2017

The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017

7 King’s Bench Walk are delighted to have six nominations in this years Chambers UK Bar Awards 2017 in the following categories: Insurance: Set of the Year   Silk of the Year – Alistair Schaff QC   Junior of the Year – Timothy Kenefick Shipping: Set of the Year   Silk of the Year – […]

August 30, 2017

Richard Sarll is speaking at the General Average seminar 2017

Richard Sarll will be speaking at the General Average seminar taking place on the 7th – 8th November 2017, in London. Over the course of two days, a team of expert average adjusters, legal counsels and academics will provide a detailed, ground-up explanation of general average and its recent revisions. Whether it is an introduction […]

August 30, 2017

New book on Insurance Act

“A Practical Guide to the Insurance Act 2015”, co-authored by Harry Wright (of 7KBW) and David Kendall, has been published. The Insurance Act 2015 is the first comprehensive statutory reform of the insurance law of the United Kingdom since the Marine Insurance Act 1906. It introduces thorough and, in some cases, fairly drastic reform of […]

August 15, 2017

Clive Freedman QC successfully wins high profile case – BHL v Leumi ABL

COLLECTION FEES: THE PERIL OF NOT EXERCISING A CONTRACTUAL DISCRETION Clive Freedman QC of 7 KBW, leading Simon Mills, instructed by James Southworth of Eversheds Sutherland, has succeeded in a claim of particular interest to the factoring and invoice discounting industry.  They acted for BHL, a company having a shareholding in the company which manufactures […]

July 31, 2017

Vitol SA v Beta Renowable SA

On 7 July 2017 judgment was given by Mrs Justice Carr in the matter of Vitol SA v Beta Renowable SA, a claim for non-delivery of biofuels, in which Richard Sarll acted for the defendant supplier.  The judgment contains an interpretation of interdependent obligations in the sale of goods (e.g. the need for the buyer […]

July 7, 2017