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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC
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Sandra has a broad commercial practice with particular focus on shipping, international trade, energy, insurance and international arbitration. Sandra regularly appears as an advocate in the Commercial Court, the chancery division of the High Court and in arbitration. Sandra has experience acting as sole advocate, with leading counsel and as part of larger legal teams. Recent work in the energy sector includes a high-value gas field dispute with issues relating to upstream matters such as field evaluation and downstream matters such as market economics and forecasting. Recent shipping and trade work includes a wide range of charterparty and sale of goods disputes arising against the backdrop of recent market fluctuations. Many of Sandra’s cases involve jurisdiction issues and interim relief. She particularly enjoys working on these cases and has been instructed to appear in a number of jurisdiction challenge, anti-suit injunction and freezing injunction hearings.


Qualified 2007; Middle Temple. Tenant at Stone Chambers. Tenant at 7 King’s Bench Walk 2013 to date.


COMBAR; KCKCBA; LMAA (supporting member); Middle Temple.


Cambridge University, Downing College (BA Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Energy

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Sandra Healy7 King’s Bench WalkShe has common sense and is astute and keen to add value beyond the scope of the initial instruction.

London Bar > International arbitration: counsel

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Sandra Healy7 King’s Bench WalkA standout junior.

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Sandra Healy7 King’s Bench WalkSandra is fantastic to deal with, very collaborative and really enthusiastic about her cases – a real pleasure to deal with.

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Sandra Healy7 King’s Bench WalkCalm under pressure and highly knowledgeable. An engaging advocate with clear presentation skills – succinct and sticks to the point.

London Bar > Commodities

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Sandra Healy7 King’s Bench WalkResponsive, diligent, smart, she is very collaborative and really enthusiastic about her cases.