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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC

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

Gavin Kealey QC

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

Position

Barrister and arbitrator specialising in all aspects of commercial law, in particular international arbitration, insurance and reinsurance, oil and gas, financial services, banking, corporate and share valuations, sports, and civil fraud. Recent cases include: B.A.T Industries Plc v Windward Prospects Limited [2014] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 559; General Construction Limited v Chue [2013] UKPC 30; Proton Energy v Orlen [2013] EWHC 334; Thinc Group v Armstrong [2012] EWCA Civ 1277; Masri CCC [2011) EWHC 1024, [2011) EWCA Civ 898; Buyuk [2010] EWHC 442; NFU v HSBC [2010]; Kidsons [2009] 1 Lloyds Rep 8; Limit [2009] LRIR 396; Alexiou v Campbell [2007] UKPC 11; Talbot v NHM [2006]; Travelers v Sun Life [2006]; Tonicstar [2005]; Dornoch v MCB [2006]; BAR v Jenson Button [2004]; Warner Chappell v Michael Bolton [2004]; Lumbermens v Bovis [2004]; Wise v Grupo NP [2004]; Generali v CGU [2003]; Sun Life v CX [2003]; Kingscroft and Walbrook v Nissan [1999]. Also has significant experience appearing before foreign courts as both advocate and expert, for example, in France, Holland, Bahamas, Bermuda USA. Speaks very good French.

Career

Lecturer in Laws, King’s College, London University; qualified 1977; QC 1994; recorder 2000; deputy High Court judge in the QBD Commercial Court; head of chambers.

Languages

French.

Education

Fletcher Scholar, University College, Oxford University (1975 BA Jurisprudence First Class).


London Bar

Aviation

Within: Leading Silks

Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA brilliant and fearless advocate with a great intellect, who can vary his pitch to suit the occasion.

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Commercial litigation

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Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkAt his best in an appellate environment, bringing charm, gravitas, and a huge appetite for getting to the bottom of really complex issues of law.

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Insurance and reinsurance

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Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkOne of the finest silks for contentious insurance work.

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International arbitration: arbitrators

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Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA scrupulously courteous and effortlessly authoritative arbitrator who combines a first-class intellect with an impressive ability to master complex material.

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International arbitration: counsel

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Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA very experienced advocate with a style that appeals to arbitrators – one of the best in the field.

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Shipping

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Gavin Kealey QC - 7 King's Bench Walk'He is always available and is fully committed to his cases'.

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