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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

Stephen Kenny QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in shipping, insurance and reinsurance. Shipping work includes bill of lading and charterparty disputes, ship building and ship sales, arrests, salvage, general average. Insurance and reinsurance work includes marine and non-marine insurance, facultative and treaty reinsurance, Lloyd’s, insurance broking. Also handles disputes involving aviation insurance, energy supply, carriage by road and air, sale of goods, trade financing, and professional negligence (brokers, solicitors, accountants). Recent cases include The “Alhani" [2018] EWHC 1495 (Comm); [2018] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 563 (Hague Rules Art. III Rule 8); The "Longchamp" [2017] UKSC 68, [2018] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 1 (York Antwerp Rules, Rule F); Khakshouri v Jimenez [2017] EWHC 3392 (QB) (deceit – loan to football club); The “Brillante Virtuoso” [2016] EWHC 1085 (Comm) (scuttling – owners’ claim struck out);  The "Maersk Neuchatel" [2014] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 377 (general average - charterers' letter of undertaking); Glencore Energy v Cirrus Oil Services [2014] 2 Lloyd's Rep 1 (sale of crude oil); The “Gaz Energy” [2012] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 211 (charterparty – speed and consumption); Air Transworld v Bombardier [2012] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 349 (sale of private jet – exclusion of conditions); PK Air Finance v Chartis Insurance, settled 2010 (aviation insurance); CNA Insurance Co Ltd v Willis Ltd, settled 2009 (reinsurance broking – alleged deceit).  For further detail see www.7kbw.co.uk.

 

Career

Qualified 1987; silk 2006.

Languages

French.

Member

Combar; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; British Insurance Law Association.

Education

MA, BCL (Oxon) First Class.


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Leading Silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA clear thinker and a careful analyst.

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Energy

Within: Leading Silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA silk with great sector knowledgeable.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHe has excellent analytical skills and is easy to work with.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHe has excellent analytical skills.

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