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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC
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TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7DS
England
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Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial law, particularly shipping, insurance and reinsurance, banking, sale and carriage of goods, commodities, conflict of laws/jurisdiction disputes. Cases include: BAT v Exel [2014] 1 Lloyd’s Law Rep. Plus 17 (CA decision on CMR jurisdiction); the ‘Andra’ [2012] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 587 (vessel detention in St Petersburg); the ‘Pearl C’ [2012] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 535 (off-hire and arbitration challenges); the ‘Wren’ [2011] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 370 (damages where no available market); the ‘Zenovia’ [2009] 2 Lloyd’s Rep. 139 (the effect of charterparty redelivery notices); the ‘Eurasian Dream’ [2002] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 71 (vessel fire caused by unseaworthiness); the ‘Nour’ [1999] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 1 (charterparty dispute – dangerous cargo); the ‘Agamemnon’ [1998] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 675 (shipping – invalidity of ‘inchoate’ notices of readiness); the ‘Petr Schmidt’ [1998] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 1 (shipping – laytime – effect of ‘office hours’ clauses); Marc Rich v Portman [1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 225 (charterers’ liability insurance – non-disclosure of loss history – duty of utmost good faith); the ‘Macej Rataj’ [1992] Lloyd’s Rep 552; [1995] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 302 EO (Civil Jurisdiction and Judgments Act 1982 – lis alibi pendens).

Career

Qualified 1982.

Education

Radley College; University College Oxford; BA (Oxon).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 1

Charles Priday7 King’s Bench WalkHe deserves recognition as one of the leading shipping barristers in the market. Extremely experienced in all areas of shipping and a barrister whose advice you can always rely on.

London Bar > Commodities

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 2

Charles Priday7 King’s Bench WalkIncisive and very persuasive, he has phenomenal attention to detail and expresses himself with real clarity.