Jawdat Khurshid QC > Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC
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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).


Called 1994; Silk 2018


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


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

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 5

Jawdat Khurshid QC7 King’s Bench WalkHas the ability to cut through complex issues, giving erudite practical advice that is rooted in a deep understanding of the underlying technical issues.