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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7DS, ENGLAND
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London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

7 King’s Bench Walk is β€˜always the first port of call for any insurance or reinsurance dispute’ as well as being β€˜a solid choice’ for commercial and shipping work, both litigation and arbitration. It is a set that β€˜delivers excellent results’, β€˜knows its clients well’ and is β€˜quick to spot legal trends’. Rated as β€˜the best in the Temple’, the clerks provide β€˜an exceptional service’, and are β€˜always responsive’, β€˜extremely accessible’ and β€˜approachable’. In particular, senior clerks Greg Leyden and Bernie Hyatt are β€˜always there when you need them’: Leyden β€˜goes the extra mile’ and β€˜gives solicitors the feeling of genuine partnership with the set’, and Hyatt is β€˜a legend’, who β€˜knows his stuff and the market very well’. Providing β€˜a commercial approach’, practice development and marketing director Brian Lee is β€˜very well connected internationally’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

Aviation
Aviation – Leading silks

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A charismatic, fluent and confident advocate.’

Ranked: tier 2
Aviation – Leading juniors

Emma Hilliard - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First-rate.’

Ranked: tier 3

Elizabeth Lindesay - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜She is intellectually very able, has excellent research abilities, and is altogether a super junior.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Banking and finance (including consumer credit)
Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 5

7 King’s Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk has β€˜sound experience in banking law coupled with specific expertise in trade finance, which gives it an edge for certain types of disputes’. Members also regularly handle mis-selling, swaps and derivatives claims.

Banking and finance (including consumer credit) – Leading silks

Clive Freedman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A very persuasive advocate, who commands respect from the court.’

Ranked: tier 4

Dominic Kendrick QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A superstar without diva tantrums – a dream to work with.’

Ranked: tier 5

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜At the very top of his game with huge experience at the highest level.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

7 King’s Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk is a β€˜top set for insurance and commercial litigation’ with β€˜several brilliant silks as well as some excellent juniors’. Clients β€˜consistently get excellent service from members and are never disappointed with their performance’. Highlight cases include Excalibur Ventures v Texas Keystone and Republic of Djibouti v Boreh.

Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A go-to silk for the largest cases; he is an advocate you want on your side.’

Ranked: tier 1

Christopher Butcher QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Undoubtedly one of the best silks at the commercial Bar.’

Ranked: tier 2

Clive Freedman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Hugely creative and always totally committed to the client’s cause.’

Ranked: tier 2

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A brilliant advocate and a cunning strategist, he is silky smooth orally and writes well too.’

Ranked: tier 3

Richard Waller QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Top-drawer on paper and in court.’

Ranked: tier 3

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A go-to silk for complex insurance coverage disputes.’

Ranked: tier 4

David Edwards QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A formidable advocate, whose preparation is always meticulous.’

Ranked: tier 5

Stephen Hofmeyr QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He is extremely experienced and can master a brief totally and very quickly.’

Ranked: tier 5

SiobΓ‘n Healy QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜An excellent lawyer – hardworking decisive and calm.’

Ranked: tier 5

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜She is client-friendly and cuts to the key points in her compelling advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 6
Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

James Brocklebank - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A real talent and a silk in all but name.’

Ranked: tier 2

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very client-friendly and a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

Alexander MacDonald - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Hardworking, intelligent and calm under pressure.’

Ranked: tier 5

Jawdat Khurshid - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Top-class – his work is of a very high standard and he deserves to take silk soon.’

Ranked: tier 5

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Commodities
Commodities – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

7 King’s Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk is β€˜a first-rate set and one of the strongest for commodities and shipping’. β€˜It has huge strength in depth with excellent senior and junior barristers’, and a β€˜collegiate atmosphere that is welcoming and supportive’. Robert Bright QC played a key role in the OW Bunkers litigation, which saw a landmark decision by the Supreme Court on the Sale of Goods Act.

Commodities – Leading silks

Robert Bright QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A top-class silk with great clarity of mind and a highly effective approach to advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 1

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Absolutely first-rate; a top-notch silk, who provides first-class service.’

Ranked: tier 2

Dominic Kendrick QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜An outstanding silk for commodities and shipping matters.’

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Southern QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very impressive; he turns cases around fast, is very clear and cuts straight through to the key issues.’

Ranked: tier 2

Peter MacDonald Eggers QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Highly experienced and extremely knowledgeable on commodities and international trade.’

Ranked: tier 3

SiobΓ‘n Healy QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A top legal mind, who has impressive intellectual rigour and deals with issues calmly and authoritatively.’

Ranked: tier 3

David Allen QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A real streetfighter and the barrister you want on your side against a difficult opponent.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A highly experienced shipping or commodities barrister who shows sound judgement.’

Ranked: tier 5
Commodities – Leading juniors

Charles Priday - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He has first-class judgement and a thorough command of the law.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jessica Sutherland - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A strong advocate, who is both bright and tenacious.’

Ranked: tier 1

Charles Holroyd - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A highly experienced junior with a clear style of advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Sarll - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Knows his way around the commodities industry, works quickly and effectively, and his written work it impressive.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sandra Healy - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A very impressive advocate, who pursues cases diligently.’

Ranked: tier 2

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Costs
Costs – Leading silks

Clive Freedman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Thorough, good with clients and really good on his feet.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Energy
Energy – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

7 King’s Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk is a β€˜fabulous set with a roster of astonishing minds’, who handle energy matters related to shipping and insurance law. Jonathan Gaisman QC successfully defended Gulf Keystone against a multibillion-dollar claim brought by Excalibur Ventures and arising from oil exploration concessions in Kurdistan.

Energy – Leading silks

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A formidable advocate, who demonstrates detailed preparation and gets the court to listen.’

Ranked: tier 4

Richard Southern QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Intellectually able and well liked by clients.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Hofmeyr QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He combines academic excellence with a commercial approach to deliver reliable advice.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Extremely able.’

Ranked: tier 4
Energy – Leading juniors

James Brocklebank - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He gives realistic advice on merit and never loses sight of client’s commercial goals.’

Ranked: tier 2

Sandra Healy - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A star junior with a very good grasp of detail.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Fraud: civil
Fraud: civil – Leading silks

Clive Freedman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Leaves no stone unturned – a devil for the detail.’

Ranked: tier 1

Richard Waller QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A brilliant cross-examiner and lovely to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Insurance and reinsurance
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

7 King’s Bench Walk

β€˜Filled with barristers of the highest calibre’, 7 King’s Bench Walk receives β€˜top marks for quality, responsiveness and strategy’, and maintains β€˜the largest array of talent at all levels’. Its stellar track record includes Sobrany v UAB Transtira (decided in favour of the appellants represented by Christopher Butcher QC) and the Ocean Victory appellate proceedings (in which Dominic Kendrick QC was successful).

Insurance and reinsurance – Leading silks

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜An excellent advocate, who judges his presentation perfectly.’

Ranked: tier 1

Christopher Butcher QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜An undoubted market leader and one of the most versatile minds at the Bar.’

Ranked: tier 1

Dominic Kendrick QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A force to be reckoned with.’

Ranked: tier 1

David Edwards QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Extraordinarily bright, with a photographic memory and mastery of documents.’

Ranked: tier 1

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A charismatic and dogmatic advocate, who conjures ingenious and creative arguments.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A formidable advocate for the biggest cases, who gets the court to listen.’

Ranked: tier 1

Stephen Hofmeyr QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First port of call in a difficult situation.’

Ranked: tier 1

Adam Fenton QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Tremendous attention to detail, strong analysis and good turnaround.’

Ranked: tier 4

Andrew Wales QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He has an amazing brain and knows the sector inside out.’

Ranked: tier 4

David Bailey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A name to note for international arbitration.’

Ranked: tier 4

Robert Bright QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜His razor-sharp mind is suited for the most complex cases and challenging panels.’

Ranked: tier 4

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A regarded advocate with an outstanding legal brain.’

Ranked: tier 4

SiobΓ‘n Healy QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Bright, thorough, persuasive and unflappable in her advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Fantastic all-round and loved by clients.’

Ranked: tier 4

Julia Dias QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Creative in her advocacy and clear in her writing.’

Ranked: tier 5

Peter MacDonald Eggers QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A calm, measured and persuasive advocate.’

Ranked: tier 5

Richard Southern QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Experienced in marine and non-marine insurance.’

Ranked: tier 5

Richard Waller QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He swiftly cuts through reams of paper to address the key issues.’

Ranked: tier 5
Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

James Brocklebank - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜An insightful strategist with great attention to detail.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jawdat Khurshid - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He retains clarity of thought under pressure and delivers commercially strategic advice.’

Ranked: tier 1

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A true sector specialist with an approachable demeanour.’

Ranked: tier 1

Alexander MacDonald - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜One of the stars of the Bar with outstanding subject knowledge.’

Ranked: tier 2

Josephine Higgs - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Intelligent, flexible, commercially practical and on top of her brief.’

Ranked: tier 3

Simon Kerr - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A truly excellent junior.’

Ranked: tier 3

Timothy Kenefick - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Sound, versatile and easy to work with.’

Ranked: tier 3

Benjamin Parker - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very knowledgeable, user-friendly and a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

Jessica Sutherland - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A promising junior with a track record in insurance and reinsurance.’

Ranked: tier 4

Sushma Ananda - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Bright, responsive and easy to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

Sarah Cowey - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A solid choice for marine and property insurance claims.’

Ranked: tier 4

Tim Jenns - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A strong tactitian and a pleasure to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

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International arbitration: counsel
International arbitration: counsel – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

7 King’s Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk has β€˜excellent strength in depth in shipping, shipbuilding and offshore construction matters’, and is also a β€˜preeminent insurance and reinsurance set’. Chambers houses β€˜very strong leaders and juniors’, who exhibit a β€˜very high level of responsiveness’. Members have been involved in several disputes arising from the OW Bunker insolvency.

International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Excellent analytical skills, advocacy and knowledge of the insurance markets.’

Ranked: tier 1

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A quality act.’

Ranked: tier 2

Clive Freedman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Few barristers think as deeply about cases and how to win them.’

Ranked: tier 2

Christopher Butcher QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Outstandingly good, he is the pre-eminent silk in the insurance and reinsurance field.’

Ranked: tier 2

David Edwards QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A favourite silk for insurance/reinsurance work; simply an outstanding advocate.’

Ranked: tier 2

Dominic Kendrick QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very impressive in shipbuilding matters.’

Ranked: tier 2

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He demonstrates painstaking attention to detail and a confidence to innovate where necessary.’

Ranked: tier 2

Richard Waller QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He cuts across the issues to get to the heart of the matter.’

Ranked: tier 3

SiobΓ‘n Healy QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜She has really impressive intellectual rigour and a top legal mind.’

Ranked: tier 3

Stephen Hofmeyr QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He has an excellent eye for and grasp of technical details and the commercial bigger picture.’

Ranked: tier 3

David Allen QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜The barrister you want on your side when you’re up against a difficult opponent.’

Ranked: tier 4

Robert Bright QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Superb and forensic in identifying the key points on which cases are won.’

Ranked: tier 4

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He is user-friendly and understands the commercial issues in a case.’

Ranked: tier 4
International arbitration: counsel – Leading juniors

Alexander Macdonald - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very intelligent, responsive and hardworking; definitely a rising star.’

Ranked: tier 2

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Extremely competent.’

Ranked: tier 2

Benjamin Parker - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He is extremely responsive, and provides sensible and thorough advice.’

Ranked: tier 3

Jawdat Khurshid - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He has a very commercial approach and is very good at anticipating difficulties.’

Ranked: tier 3

Marcus Mander - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A really strong all-rounder: good on his feet and on paper, and loved by the clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

N G Casey - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Absolutely outstanding – a superb lawyer and fantastic with clients.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sandra Healy - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Exceptionally quick to absorb the detail in a complex case.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sushma Ananda - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Extremely intelligent and responsive.’

Ranked: tier 3

Timothy Kenefick - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A first-rate, experienced junior, who is particularly user-friendly.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

7 King’s Bench Walk

The barristers at 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜consistently demonstrate excellence in professional negligence cases’, and are frequently instructed in an array of professional indemnity matters involving surveyors, solicitors, independent financial advisers, companies, banks and hedge funds. Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC is instructed in Manchester Building Society v Grant Thornton, a Β£50m audit negligence case.

Professional negligence – Leading silks

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Strong intellect.’

Ranked: tier 1

Clive Freedman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very experienced.’

Ranked: tier 2

Christopher Butcher QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He demonstrates superior intelligence and excellent advocacy skills.’

Ranked: tier 2

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Thorough, very hardworking and very good with clients.’

Ranked: tier 2

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜An incredible intellect.’

Ranked: tier 3

Andrew Wales QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First-rate.’

Ranked: tier 4

Adam Fenton QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Superb.’

Ranked: tier 4

David Bailey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Hardworking and very thorough.’

Ranked: tier 4
Professional negligence – Leading juniors

James Brocklebank - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First-rate.’

Ranked: tier 2

Josephine Higgs - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Hardworking.’

Ranked: tier 4

N G Casey - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Highly regarded.’

Ranked: tier 5

Elizabeth Lindesay - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜She is intellectually very able, and has excellent research abilities.’

Ranked: tier 6

Michael Ryan - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A team player, who is hardworking and delivers quality work under pressure.’

Ranked: tier 6

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First-rate.’

Ranked: tier 6

Sushma Ananda - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Top quality.’

Ranked: tier 6

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Set overviews: England and Wales

7 King’s Bench Walk is β€˜always the first port of call for any insurance or reinsurance dispute’ as well as being β€˜a solid choice’ for commercial and shipping work, both litigation and arbitration. It is a set that β€˜delivers excellent results’, β€˜knows its clients well’ and is β€˜quick to spot legal trends’. Rated as β€˜the best in the Temple’, the clerks provide β€˜an exceptional service’, and are β€˜always responsive’, β€˜extremely accessible’ and β€˜approachable’. In particular, senior clerks Greg Leyden and Bernie Hyatt are β€˜always there when you need them’: Leyden β€˜goes the extra mile’ and β€˜gives solicitors the feeling of genuine partnership with the set’, and Hyatt is β€˜a legend’, who β€˜knows his stuff and the market very well’. Providing β€˜a commercial approach’, practice development and marketing director Brian Lee is β€˜very well connected internationally’. Offices in: London

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Shipping
Shipping – Leading sets - ranked: tier 2

7 King’s Bench Walk

7 King’s Bench Walk is a β€˜star choice for shipping disputes’, commended for its β€˜collegiate atmosphere’ and β€˜variety of experts’. Key instructions include the Atlantik Confidence litigation, which examines the deliberate scuttling of a vessel, and the high-profile B Atlantic case.

Shipping – Leading silks

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Technically brilliant.’

Ranked: tier 1

Dominic Kendrick QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very effective.’

Ranked: tier 1

Jonathan Gaisman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜A brilliant legal mind.’

Ranked: tier 1

Robert Bright QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Exceptionally talented.’

Ranked: tier 1

Christopher Butcher QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Fantastic.’

Ranked: tier 2

David Bailey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜In-depth experience.’

Ranked: tier 2

Stephen Hofmeyr QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Stands out for his legal knowledge and careful forensic analysis; he imbues clients with confidence.’

Ranked: tier 3

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He inspires confidence.’

Ranked: tier 4

Peter Macdonald Eggers QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Technically excellent and very easy to work with.’

Ranked: tier 4

Richard Waller QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Able to cut across the issues to get to the heart of the matter.’

Ranked: tier 4

Richard Southern QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Especially strong as an advocate; he is bright and able to handle substantial and complex shipping disputes.’

Ranked: tier 4

David Allen QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Brilliant.’

Ranked: tier 5

SiobΓ‘n Healy QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Incisive and very good on paper.’

Ranked: tier 5

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Detail-oriented.’

Ranked: tier 5

Timothy Saloman QC - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Great on the details.’

Ranked: tier 5
Shipping – Leading juniors

Charles Priday - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very thorough and conscientious.’

Ranked: tier 1

Benjamin Parker - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜User-friendly, very clever, legally and commercially astute.’

Ranked: tier 2

Marcus Mander - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very effective.’

Ranked: tier 2

Alexander MacDonald - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very strong.’

Ranked: tier 3

Adam Turner - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very clever but commercially attuned.’

Ranked: tier 3

Clara Benn - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Superb.’

Ranked: tier 3

Gavin Geary - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Thoughtful and insightful.’

Ranked: tier 3

Jessica Sutherland - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First-rate.’

Ranked: tier 3

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Excellent.’

Ranked: tier 3

N G Casey - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜He is very user-friendly and has a clinical approach.’

Ranked: tier 3

Richard Sarll - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Very impressive.’

Ranked: tier 3

Sandra Healy - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜First-class.’

Ranked: tier 3

Stephen Du - 7 King’s Bench Walk β€˜Exceptional.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Commercial

7 King's Bench Walk is involved in a range of international arbitrations, with a particular strength in insurance. Gavin Kealey QC’s work includes arbitrations in the aftermath of major tragedies.

Commercial – Leading silks

Alistair Schaff QC - 7 King's Bench Walk β€˜Counsel in high-stakes Singapore arbitrations.’

Ranked: tier 1

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench Walk β€˜Particularly well regarded for insurance work.’

Ranked: tier 1

Robert Bright QC - 7 King's Bench Walk β€˜A truly excellent silk, instructed in Hong Kong and beyond.’

Ranked: tier 1

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Market overview

7 King's Bench Walk’s particular strengths include insurance, commodities and shipping disputes. The joint senior clerks are Bernie Hyatt and Greg Leyden, with practice development and marketing manager Brian Lee also a key contact.

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Shipping
Shipping – Leading juniors

Gavin Geary - 7 King's Bench Walk β€˜Regularly instructed in Korea-related shipping arbitrations.’

Ranked: tier 1

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