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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC
7 King's Bench Walk
TEMPLE
LONDON
EC4Y 7DS
England
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Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial law, including shipping, sale of goods, insurance and reinsurance, foreign sovereign immunity, banking and professional negligence. Cases include: Pan Atlantic v Pine Top Insurance Co. Ltd [1995] 1 AC 501 (leading modern case on insurance law); Balkanbank v Taher [1995] 1 WLR 1057, 1067 (jurisdiction disputes from worldwide injunctions); Glencore v Portman [1996] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 430 [1997] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 225 (insurance-leading modern case on non-disclosure of loss history); Littrell v USA [1995] 1 WLR 82 (immunity of USA for personal injuries claim); Credit Suisse v SGE [1997] CLC 168 (jurisdiction agreement, Brussels Convention); Sierra Leone Telecommunications v Barclays Bank [1998] 2AER 821 (whether bank mandate revoked by Sierra Leone government or a military junta); Commerzbank AG v PLD Telecom [2000] (share option agreement, injunctions); Beursgracht [2002] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 574 (marine open cover insurance); Sabah v Government of Pakistan [2002] CA, Times 27.11.02 (anti-suit injuction against sovereign state); David Agmashabeli [2003] 1 Lloyd’s 92 (Comm) 806 (shipping- Master’s duties as to clausing bills of lading); Gaul Public Enquiry [2004].

Career

Called 1975; Harmsworh scholar, Middle Temple; took silk 1993; recorder.

Languages

French, Italian.

Education

Charterhouse School; Lincoln College, Oxford (1973 BA Hons).

Leisure

Numerous sports; Polish Club; Woking Golf Club.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Shipping

(Leading Silks) Ranked: Tier 5

Timothy Saloman QC7 King’s Bench WalkCapable, knowledgeable and experienced.