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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

David Bailey QC

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

Position

Barrister specialising in general commercial law including conflicts of laws, shipping, insurance, reinsurance, professional negligence and international sale of goods. Recent cases include: Bank of Scotland v Enclidian [2008] Lloyds Rep 1R 182 (ATE insurance)’ Pratt v Aigaion [2008] Lloyds Rep 1R Plus 23 (insurance – warranty); Front Comor [2007] UKHL 4 (anti-suit injunction – arbitration – jurisdiction regulation); The Athena [2007] Lloyd’s Rep 280 (arbitration – construction – exclusive jurisdiction); Dornoch v MUA [2006] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 475 (reinsurance – jurisdiction); Newfoundland Explorer [2006] Lloyd’s Rep IR 704 (shipping – marine insurance – warranty); Equitas v Wave [2006] Lloyd’s Rep IR 646 (reinsurance); Goshawk v Bank of Scotland (2005) EWHC 2906; Munich Re v Commonwealth [2005] Lloyds’ Rep IR 99 (reinsurance); Barings v Coopers Lybrand [2003] Lloyd’s Rep IR 566 (professional negligence); Martini Investments v McGuin [2000] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 313 (insurance); The Solon [2000] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 292 (shipping strike clauses); Royal Boskalis Westminster v Mountain [1999] QB 674 (marine insurance sue and labour).

Career

Qualified 1989; silk 2006.

Member

COMBAR.

Education

BA (Oxon) Jurisprudence; LLM (UCLA).

Leisure

Director of English Sinfonia, trustee The Menat Trust.


London Bar

Insurance and reinsurance

Within: Insurance and reinsurance - Leading silks

David Bailey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkAn undoubted star of the Bar, his days seem to have twice as many hours as those of the rest of us.

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Professional negligence

Within: Professional negligence – Leading silks

David Bailey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHas a good style.

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Shipping

Within: Shipping – Leading silks

David Bailey QC - 7 King's Bench WalkHe gives pragmatic, well-thought-out advice.

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