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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

Benjamin Parker

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

Position

Barrister specialising in all aspects of commercial law, particularly insurance and reinsurance, shipping and international trade, the carriage of goods, and private international law. Recent leading cases include SBM v. Zurich Insurance (the largest insurance claim to come before the Commercial Court), Rathbone v. Novae (a leading decision of the Court of Appeal on subrogation), BAT v. Exel Europe (a decision of the Supreme Court on international jurisdiction), and The Ocean Glory (challenge to an arbitration award under s. 68 of the Arbitration Act 1996).

Career

Called 2000

Queen Mother Scholar of the Middle Temple

2001-2007: Fellow and Director of Studies in Law at St John’s College, Cambridge; Lecturer in Law and Assistant Director of the Centre for Corporate and Commercial Law at the University of Cambridge

Languages

French, German, Italian, Spanish.

Education

MA, BCL St Hugh’s College, Oxford

Leisure

Music, mountain walking


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Benjamin Parker - 7 King's Bench WalkEasy to work with and excellent at drafting.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading juniors

Benjamin Parker - 7 King's Bench WalkExtremely diligent, acute forensic analysis of issues, and user friendly.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading juniors

Benjamin Parker - 7 King's Bench WalkHe has great attention to detail.

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