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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

Julia Dias QC

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 and litigation/arbitration, including shipping, insurance and reinsurance, professional negligence, international trade and conflicts of laws. Selected reported cases include: E&Ors v M [2013]; General Construction Ltd v Chue Wing & Co Ltd [2013] (PC); Dunlop Haywards (DHL) Ltd v Erinaceous [2009] and [2010]; Canelhas v Wooldridge [2005]; Dumford v OAO Atlantrybtlot [2005]; XL v Zenith [2004]; C Inc Plc v L [2001]. Arbitrator.  Accredited mediator (CIArb).

Career

Called 1982; Inner Temple; Assistante Associée de langue anglaise à L’Institut de Droit Comparé, Paris 1982-83; tenant at 7KBW 1985 to date; called to Gibraltar Bar 1994; career break 1998-2000; part time legal consultant insurance litigation department of Eversheds 2000-03; returned to private practice 2003. Chairman of BTAS Disciplinary Tribunals. Inner Temple Governing Bencher and Chairman of Finance Committee.  Current directorships: Trustee of Magpie Dance. Publications of note: Contributor to ‘Carver on Charterparties’ (Sweet & Maxwell, 2017).

Languages

French (good), Russian/Italian (working knowledge).

Member

FRSA; MCIArb; Combar; LMAA (supporting member); LSLC; LCLCBA; BILA.

Education

The Perse School for Girls; Trinity Hall, Cambridge (1981 BA Law 1st).


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Julia Dias QC - 7 King's Bench WalkAble to present difficult arguments superbly well.

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