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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

Andrew Wales QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial law, particularly all aspects of insurance and reinsurance, and energy/natural resources. Expertise also extends to professional negligence, jurisdiction disputes and sale of goods. Recent cases include: Standard Life v ACE European Group (£100m credit-crunch related insurance coverage dispute); Societe Generale v Wurttembergische and others ($500m gold bullion loss, acting for London placing broker); Axa Corporate Solutions v NatWest Bank (terrorism exclusion in a public liability insurance); B v S (a worldwide freezing injunction relating to international commodities trading); Anglian Water Services v Laing O’Rourke (commencement of arbitration under a construction contract). Significant experience of commercial disputes before the Privy Council.

Career

Called 1992; Silk 2012; Recorder (civil, 2010; criminal, 2012).

Education

Cambridge University (MA); University of Virginia (LLM).


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Andrew Wales QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA particular expertise in financial institutions and fraud.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Andrew Wales QC - 7 King's Bench WalkVery intelligent, has the ability to see the wood from the trees, and delivers extremely practical advice.

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