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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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7 King's Bench Walk (Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC), Charles Priday, London, ENGLAND

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Charles Priday

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

Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial law, particularly shipping, insurance and reinsurance, banking, sale and carriage of goods, commodities, conflict of laws/jurisdiction disputes. Cases include: BAT v Exel [2014] 1 Lloyd’s Law Rep. Plus 17 (CA decision on CMR jurisdiction); the ‘Andra’ [2012] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 587 (vessel detention in St Petersburg); the ‘Pearl C’ [2012] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 535 (off-hire and arbitration challenges); the ‘Wren’ [2011] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 370 (damages where no available market); the ‘Zenovia’ [2009] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 139 (the effect of charterparty redelivery notices); the ‘Eurasian Dream’ [2002] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 71 (vessel fire caused by unseaworthiness); the ‘Nour’ [1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 1 (charterparty dispute – dangerous cargo); the ‘Agamemnon’ [1998] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 675 (shipping – invalidity of ‘inchoate’ notices of readiness); the ‘Petr Schmidt’ [1998] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 1 (shipping – laytime – effect of ‘office hours’ clauses); Marc Rich v Portman [1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 225 (charterers’ liability insurance – non-disclosure of loss history – duty of utmost good faith); the ‘Macej Rataj’ [1992] Lloyd’s Rep 552; [1995] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 302 EO (Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 – lis alibi pendens).

Career

Qualified 1982.

Education

Radley College; University College Oxford; BA (Oxon).


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Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading juniors

Charles Priday - 7 King's Bench WalkA highly experienced shipping barrister who is courteous and never panics.

Within: Commodities

7 King's Bench Walk handles a high volume of both shipping and commodities work, for which experienced silks such as Robert Bright QC and Dominic Kendrick QC, and senior juniors including Charles Priday and Jessica Sutherland, are strongly recommended. They are backed by a ‘very experienced and able’ clerking team. In Nibulon v AOS Trading, Peter MacDonald Eggers QC acted for the purchaser of a cargo of off-spec Ukrainian wheat for shipment to Egypt.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading juniors

Charles Priday - 7 King's Bench WalkVery astute and has a huge amount of knowledge.

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