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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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www.7kbw.co.uk

Jawdat Khurshid QC

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

Position

As part of a broad commercial litigation and arbitration practice, Jawdat Khurshid QC acts as an advocate and as an adviser in a wide range of commercial disputes, many of which are complex and have an international element. He has particular experience in all aspects of insurance and reinsurance, and in matters involving civil fraud, but is also regularly engaged in the fields of shipping, international trade and commodities, energy and natural resources, banking and finance, injunctions and arrests, and sanctions. Recent cases include Yukos Finance BV v Lynch (alleged fraudulent conspiracy to rig a bankruptcy auction in Russia); Stavrinides v Bank of Cyprus [2019] EWHC 1328 (Ch) (fraudulent claim for the specific performance of an alleged settlement agreement); Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 335 (CA) (discharge of an injunction preventing a firm of solicitors from acting in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal); and Mamancochet Mining v Aegis Managing Agency & Others [2018] EWHC 2643 (Comm) (expedited claim for an indemnity under a marine cargo insurance policy arising out of the loss of cargoes shipped to Iran).

Career

Called 1994; Silk 2018

Member

COMBAR; LCLCBA; BILA; LSLC; supporting member of the LMAA.

Education

Cranleigh School; St. Catherine’s College, Oxford.


London Bar

Commercial litigation

Within: 2018 Silks

Jawdat Khurshid QC - 7 King's Bench WalkCompelling written advocacy.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: 2018 Silks

Jawdat Khurshid QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHe has a real eye for detail.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: 2018 Silks

Jawdat Khurshid QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHis judgement is spot on.

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