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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

Tim Jenns

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

Position

Banking and finance: acting for major clearing bank – advising re: mis-selling of interest rate swaps; DF Deutsche Forfait SRO v Alaghband (Commercial Court), claim under foreign promissory note. Commercial: Orb v Ruhan – acting for the defendant in £250m complex commercial fraud claim in the Commercial Court. Insurance and reinsurance: Allianz Risk Transfer AG Dubai Branch v AI Ain Ahlia Insurance Company (DIFC Court, Dubai) – acting for Allianz as reinsurers in respect of property damage and business interruption claims arising out of the ‘Arab Spring’ in Egypt; Suez Fortune v Talbot and ors – acting for the assured in a Commercial Court US$85m marine insurance claim concerning the constructive total loss of an oil tanker, involving defences of willful misconduct and breach of warranty. Shipping: Dannebrog Rederi v Galana Petroleum Ltd (Commercial Court) – case raising issues regarding binding nature of a recap, demurrage, unseaworthiness due to Master’s incompetence.

Career

Called 1998 (NZ, barrister and solicitor), 2001 (UK, solicitor), 2009 (UK, barrister); Lincoln’s Inn; judge’s clerk, High Court of New Zealand (1998-99); judges clerk to Chief Justice of New Zealand, Dame Sian Elias (1999-2000); associate, senior associate and solicitor advocate, Clifford Chambers LLP (London) 2000-10; barrister 7 King’s Bench Walk 2010 to date.

Member

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Education

Northcote College, NZ; University of Auckland, NZ (1998 BA/LLB Hons); University of Oxford (2006 BCL Distinction).

Leisure

Athletics.


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors

Tim Jenns - 7 King's Bench WalkPragmatic and very good with the details.

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