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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7DS, ENGLAND
Tel:
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

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC

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

Position

Commercial law, including professional negligence, shipping, insurance and international arbitration. Current cases include: Cattles v PwC (audit negligence), ICC arbitrations concerning oil exploration rights, Teal v Berkley (reinsurance; preliminary issues were determined by the Supreme Court in 2013) and a number of LCIA and LMAA arbitrations. Reported cases include: ICSOP v Equitas (2013 – reinsurance; conflict of laws); Quadra v Ergo (2012 – cargo insurance claim); Atlasnavios v Navigators (2012 – war risks insurance); Rok Plc v. S Harrison Group (2011 – share sale agreement); Orient Express v Generali (2009 – hurricane Katrina); Curtis v Lockheed Martin (2008 – share sale agreement), Calvert v William Hill Credit Limited (2008 – bookmakers’ duties of care); BBC Worldwide v Bee Load (2008 – recording archive agreement); Hollywood 4 and 5 (2002 – film finance insurance).

Career

Called 1993; Silk 2012.

Member

COMBAR (former executive committee member).

Education

Winchester College; New College, Oxford (MA).


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: Commercial litigation – Leading silks

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA very highly regarded silk.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC - 7 King's Bench WalkAn excellent advocate and formidable intellect.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA brilliant mind.

Within: Professional negligence

7 King's Bench Walk is a ‘fantastic choice for professional negligence work’. The set is particularly noted for its accountants and auditors negligence expertise, but it is also active across cases involving solicitors and financial services professionals. Rebecca Sabben-Clare QC is active in National House Building Council v PwC, a £60m audit negligence claim, and Christopher Butcher QC is instructed in AssetCo v Grant Thornton UK.

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