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Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC

TEMPLE, LONDON, EC4Y 7DS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7910 8300
Fax:
Fax 020 7910 8400
DX:
239 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.7kbw.co.uk

Stephen Kenny QC

Tel:
Work 020 7910 8300
Email:
7 King's Bench Walk (Chambers of Gavin Kealey QC)

Position

Barrister specialising in shipping, insurance and reinsurance. Shipping work includes bill of lading and charterparty disputes, ship building and ship sales, arrests, salvage, general average. Insurance and reinsurance work includes marine and non-marine insurance, facultative and treaty reinsurance, Lloyd’s, broking. Also handles disputes involving aviation insurance, energy supply, carriage by road and air, sale of goods, banking (bills of exchange, letters of credit) and professional negligence (brokers, solicitors, accountants). Recent cases include The "Longchamp" [2017] UKSC 68, [2018] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 1 (York Antwerp Rules, Rule F); Khakshouri v Jimenez [2017] EWHC 3392 (QB) (deceit – loan to football club); The Brillante Virtuoso [2016] EWHC 1085 (Comm) (scuttling – owners’ claim struck out);  The "Maersk Neuchatel" [2014] 2 Lloyd's Rep. 377 (general average - charterers' letter of undertaking); Glencore Energy v Cirrus Oil Services [2014] 2 Lloyd's Rep 1 (sale of crude oil); The Gaz Energy [2012] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 211 (charterparty – speed and consumption); Air Transworld v Bombardier [2012] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 349 (sale of private jet – exclusion of conditions); PK Air Finance v Chartis Insurance, settled 2010 (aviation insurance); CNA Insurance Co Ltd v Willis Ltd, settled 2009 (reinsurance broking – alleged deceit); For further detail see www.7kbw.co.uk.

Career

Qualified 1987; silk 2006.

Languages

French.

Member

Combar; London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association; British Insurance Law Association.

Education

MA, BCL (Oxon) First Class.


London Bar

Commodities

Within: Commodities – Leading silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkA solid performer and a safe pair of hands.

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Energy

Within: Energy – Leading silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkVery knowledgeable.

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Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkGood management of the client and solid legal knowledge.

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International arbitration: counsel

Within: International arbitration: counsel – Leading silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkVery experienced in shipping and insurance arbitrations.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

Stephen Kenny QC - 7 King's Bench WalkVery impressive counsel.

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