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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC
7 King's Bench Walk
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Barrister practising across a wide range of areas of commercial law, with particular emphasis on insurance and reinsurance, aviation, professional negligence and civil fraud. Some highlights include: 

  • Dana Petroleum (E&P) Ltd v. Zurich Insurance PLC and Ors, representing the oil and gas company in its £30 million claims against its insurers
  • Deslauriers v Guardian Asset Management Limited [2017] UKPC 34 in the Privy Council, acting on behalf of the successful Respondent lender, in a case concerning the scope of a lender’s duty to advise borrowers
  • Ardila Investment NV v ENRC NV [2015] EWHC 2180; [2015] EWHC 1667, a US$285 million SPA dispute involving allegations of fraud
  • Defending aviation liability insurers against a US$30 million claim
  • AB Orlen Lietuva v Aon UK Ltd, a US$100 million professional negligence claim against the insurance brokers, involving a 4 week Commercial Court trial, which settled towards the end of trial


Called 2009, Gray’s Inn.




COMBAR; BILA; London Shipping Law.


BA History and Modern Languages (First class, top in the year), Pembroke College, Oxford (2006)

Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction, second in the year), City University (2007)

BVC (Outstanding), Inns of Court School of Law (2008)

LL.M., Harvard (2009)

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Aviation

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Elizabeth Lindesay7 King’s Bench WalkHighly intelligent and very hardworking.

London Bar > Insurance and reinsurance

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Elizabeth Lindesay7 King’s Bench WalkIncredibly hard-working and highly intelligent.

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Elizabeth Lindesay7 King’s Bench WalkShe offers clients intelligence, dedication and thoroughness.

London Bar > Professional negligence

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 6

Elizabeth Lindesay7 King’s Bench WalkElizabeth is determined, conscientious, and highly intelligent.