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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

Elizabeth Lindesay

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

Position

Barrister practising across a wide range of areas of commercial law, with particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, aviation, professional negligence and civil fraud. Some highlights include: 

  • Dana Petroleum (E&P) Ltd v. Zurich Insurance PLC and Ors, representing the oil and gas company in its £30 million claims against its insurers
  • Deslauriers v Guardian Asset Management Limited [2017] UKPC 34 in the Privy Council, acting on behalf of the successful Respondent lender, in a case concerning the scope of a lender’s duty to advise borrowers
  • Ardila Investment NV v ENRC NV [2015] EWHC 2180; [2015] EWHC 1667, a US$285 million SPA dispute involving allegations of fraud
  • Defending aviation liability insurers against a US$30 million claim
  • AB Orlen Lietuva v Aon UK Ltd, a US$100 million professional negligence claim against the insurance brokers, involving a 4 week Commercial Court trial, which settled towards the end of trial

Career

Called 2009, Gray’s Inn.

Languages

Italian.

Member

COMBAR; BILA; London Shipping Law.

Education

BA History and Modern Languages (First class, top in the year), Pembroke College, Oxford (2006)

Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction, second in the year), City University (2007)

BVC (Outstanding), Inns of Court School of Law (2008)

LL.M., Harvard (2009)


London Bar

Aviation

Within: Leading Juniors

Elizabeth Lindesay - 7 King's Bench WalkShe is hardworking, imaginative, persistent and thoughtful.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Leading Juniors

Elizabeth Lindesay - 7 King's Bench WalkVery clever, very analytical, very thorough, and determined; she is a pleasure to work with.

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Professional negligence

Within: Leading Juniors

Elizabeth Lindesay - 7 King's Bench WalkShe is extremely thorough and conscientious.

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Shipping

Within: Leading Juniors

Elizabeth Lindesay - 7 King's Bench WalkVery clever, very analytical, very thorough, and determined.

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