The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon

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

Adam Fenton QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in marine and non-marine insurance (including Lloyd’s matters), reinsurance, banking, shipping, and in all aspects of commercial law. Recent cases include: Imperio v C.E. Health (Com Ct) 1999 Lloyds IR 571 CA (unreported) (leading authority on limitation in relation to breach of fiduciary duty, in the context of reinsurance brokers); Shinhan v Sea Containers (Com Ct) [2000] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 406 (successful claim against Sea Containers for fraud and negligence in relation to the issue of banking documentation); ‘ABT Rasha’ [2000] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 575 CA (successful claim against insurers for balance of general average liability; Kircaldy v Adrian Walker (Com Ct) 1999 Lloyds IR 410 (successful defence of claim against underwriters in respect of sinking of a floating dry dock); North Atlantic v Bishopsgate (Com Ct) [1998] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 459 (accrual of cause of action under variable excess reeinsurance).

Career

Qualified 1984; Queen’s Counsel 2003.

Education

Oxford University (BA).


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Adam Fenton QC - 7 King's Bench WalkRazor-sharp intellect, commercial and tenacious.

[back to top]

Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Adam Fenton QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHe is experienced in high-profile professional negligence cases.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments worldwide

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to