Graham Eklund KC > 4 New Square Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

4 New Square Chambers
4 New Square
LINCOLN'S INN
LONDON
WC2A 3RJ
England

Living Wage

Work Department

Professional negligence group; insurance group; personal injury group.

Position

Practice encompasses all insurance-related matters, particularly fraudulent insurance claims and coverage issues; also undertakes general commercial work, professional negligence, computer-related disputes, and personal injury work; arbitrations. Reported cases include: Green v Building Scene [1994]; Hill Samuel Bank Ltd v Frederick Brand Partnership & Anor [1995]; Tudor Jones v Crowley Colosso Limited [1996]; Aldridge Estates Investment v McCarthy [1996]; John Munroe v LFCDA [1997]; Yorkshire Water v Sun Alliance & London [1997]; Chapman v Christopher [1998]; Greatorex v Greatorex [2000]; Beckett & Sons v Midland Electricity [2001]; Cornhill v Stamp [2002]; James v CGU [2002]; Scottish & Newcastle v G D Construction [2002];Wattleworth v (1) Goodwood Road Racing Company Ltd (2) RAC MotorSports Association Ltd (3) Federation Internationale De L’Automobile [2004]; Johnson Control Systems v Techni-Track (construction engineering) Europa Limited [2002]; Forrest & Sons v CGU Insurance [2006]; Bartoline v RSA [2007]; Evans v Koshmar Villa Holidays [2007]; Perrin v Northampton Borough Council [2008]; Koshmar v Trustees of Syndicate 1243 [2008]; Harris v Perry [2009]; Reilly v NIG [2009]; Chubb Fire v Vicar of Spalding [2010]; Joseph Fielding Properties (Blackpool) v Aviva Insurance [2011]; Synergy Health v CGU Insurance [2011]; Aviva Insurance v Brown [2011]; Sharon’s Bakery (Europe) v Axa Insurance UK and Ors [2012]; The Seashell of Lisson Grove and Ors v Aviva Insurance and Ors [2012]; Milton Keynes Borough Council v Nulty and Ors [2012], Argos and Ors v Leather Trade House [2012]; Hughes v Williams [2013]; Mueller Europe Limited v Central Roofing (South Wales) Ltd [2013]; Bate v Aviva [2013].

Career

Called 1984; Inner Temple; private practice 1985-2010; FCIArb 2000; Silk 2002.

Memberships

PNBA; Combar; PIBA.

Education

Auckland University (1973 BA; LLB Hons).

Leisure

Music (opera and piano), sport (cricket, rugby, cycling).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Graham Eklund KC4 New Square

London Bar > Product liability

(Leading Silks)Ranked: Tier 3

Graham Eklund KC4 New Square

4 New Square‘s members work on either side of both individual cases and group actions in this space. The set offers a depth of expertise in consumer, commercial and regulatory product liability work. Graham Eklund KC and David Turner KC are both involved with a number of products alleged to cause fires and newly-appointed silk Matthew Bradley KC has taken on a number of group actions relating to allegedly defective medical devices. Expertise in this area crosses over with the set’s strong costs team.