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Chambers of Adrian Keeling KC and Jonathan Jones KC
No5 Barristers' Chambers
B4 6DR


Barrister specialising in general commercial work, including banking law, financial services, civil fraud, international supply of goods and services, oil and gas law, conflict of laws, international arbitration, international litigation. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitration and has been engaged in international arbitrations, including arbitrations involving disputes in the oil and gas sector. He has advised in relation to proceedings in the English courts for the enforcement of foreign judgments and foreign arbitral awards, including enforcement against foreign states or foreign state entities (raising issues of state immunity). He has advised in relation to claims against banks in respect of a range of issues, including unfair terms, economic duress, undue influence, illegality. He is currently acting for a company in a claim against a bank for unauthorised payments made pursuant to forged payment instructions. Other experience includes: a claim for breach of trademark licence agreement (raising issues of estoppels); claim under an indemnity in a share purchase agreement; claims by banks to enforce various forms of guarantee.


Called 2006; Inner Temple. Barber professor of law, University of Birmingham. Publications of note: ‘Duress, Undue Influence and Unconsionable Dealing’ (second edition 2012, Sweet and Maxwell); ‘The Independence Principle of Letters of Credit and Demand Guarantees’ (2001, Oxford University Press); ‘Illegal Transactions’ (1998 Lloyds of London Press).




London Court of International Arbitration; Chartered Institute of Arbitration, Fellow; Society of Legal Scholars; The Cameroon Bar Association.


University of Cambridge (LLM; PhD).