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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

Michael Holmes

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

Position

Barrister specialising in insurance/reinsurance private international law, carriage of goods, charterparty disputes, general commercial. Cases include film litigation cases for the JP Morgan Chase Bank, eg HIH v Chase Manhattan Bank [2001] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 483 (Court of Appeal) [2003] Lloyd’s Rep IR 230 (House of Lords).

Career

Called 1999; Middle Temple.

Languages

Working knowledge German.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

Peterhouse, Cambridge (MPhil Medieval History; BA Hons History (Starred 1st), MA); City University (Diploma in Law); Inns Of Court School of Law (BVC).

Leisure

Rugby, food.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading juniors

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench WalkVery client-friendly and a pleasure to work with.’

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench WalkA true sector specialist with an approachable demeanour.’

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading juniors

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench WalkExtremely competent.’

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading juniors

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench WalkFirst-rate.’

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading juniors

Michael Holmes - 7 King’s Bench WalkExcellent.’

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