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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7DS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7910 8300
Fax:
Fax 020 7910 8400
DX:
239 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.7kbw.co.uk

Josephine Higgs

Tel:
Work 020 7910 8300
Email:
7 King's Bench Walk (Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC)

Position

Jo’s practice encompasses all areas of commercial law with a particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, professional negligence, civil fraud, conflict of laws and jurisdiction, international arbitration, and energy and natural resources. She has been instructed in a broad spectrum of cases of different types and sizes in the Court of Appeal, Commercial Court, and in domestic and international arbitrations (including ICC, LCIA, ARIAS and Bermuda Form arbitrations). Jo has extensive experience of large-scale, long-running, complex commercial disputes acting as part of a team of counsel and working closely with solicitors, clients, witnesses and experts. Recent reported cases include: Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Ltd [2018] 1 WLR 2479: Rathbone Brothers Plc v. Novae Corporate Underwriting [2015] Lloyd’s Rep. IR 095; Standard Life Assurance Limited v ACE European Group [2012] Lloyd’s Rep IR 655; Beazley Underwriting Limited v The Travelers Companies Incorporated [2012] Lloyd’s Rep IR 78.

Career

Called 2000; Middle Temple.

Languages

French, German, Italian (all basic knowledge).

Member

COMBAR; BILA; CFLA.

Education

St Paul’s Girl’s School; Brasenose College, Oxford (BA English and Classics First Class – highest first); City University (CPE/Dip Law); Inns of Court School (BVC).


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Josephine Higgs - 7 King's Bench WalkIntelligent, highly responsive, flexible and hardworking.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – leading juniors

Josephine Higgs - 7 King's Bench WalkShe is noted for expertise in cases involving financial services professionals.

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