AI Global Excellence Awards 2016

32 Acquisition International - Global Excellence Awards 2016 7KBW has a reputation for excellence and intellectual rigour, combined with a practical and commercial approach to delivering advice and conducting litigation. e understand the importance of a forward-thinking, flexible approach to meeting the needs of solicitors and commercial clients. Uncompromising quality and efficiency in the delivery of our service are of the utmost importance to us and this, in turn, has resulted in 7KBW being recognised as a leading commercial set. Members of Chambers provide legal advice and advocacy services across the full range of commercial law. This includes the following: • litigation and arbitration: assisting at all stages of disputes in Court or in arbitration, including drafting pleadings, advising on the merits, drafting skeleton arguments or written submissions, attending hearings and trials, conducting cross-examination and oral argument; • Advisory work: advising on legal disputes or questions, whether by way of a written opinion, or in conference or by telephone or email; mediation: drafting position papers and representing clients in mediations; • Expert evidence: providing expert evidence on English law for use in foreign courts or arbitrations. In addition, the more senior members of Chambers are regularly appointed as arbitrators or mediators. Members may also be appointed as Examiners of the High Court to oversee the obtaining of evidence for use in foreign proceedings. Where we practice Members are regularly instructed to appear at all levels of the civil court system in England and Wales, from the County Court to the Supreme Court. Members’ work has a particular focus on the Commercial Court and appeals arising there Company: 7KBW Name: David Bailey QC Email: Web: Address: 7 King’s Bench Walk Temple, London EC4Y 7DS Phone: +44 (0)207 910 8300 Uncompromising Quality and Efficiency W 1701A153 from. Members are also regularly instructed to act in arbitrations, both in London and in international or foreign arbitrations. Members have experience of a wide variety of tribunals, including LMAA, GAFTA, FOSFA, LOF, Lloyd’s disciplinary, LAS (tiers 1 and 2), CIArb, LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and ICSID. Members are frequently instructed to appear abroad, and in recent years’ members have acted as Counsel in courts or tribunals in: Hong Kong, Singapore, Cayman Islands, Bermuda, Bahamas, BVI, France, Switzerland, Guernsey, Jersey, USA, Canada, Netherlands and St. Vincent. 7KBW’s practice areas are exclusively commercial. Members have a respected expertise in the full breadth of commercial law. 7KBW has maintained an enviable reputation and experience in all aspects of insurance and reinsurance; shipping and transport; professional negligence; international trade and commodities; energy, oil and gas; agency; injunctions and arrests; shipbuilding; sale of goods; banking and financial services; futures and derivatives; aviation; media and communications; construction; conflicts of law; and international investment. David Bailey QC profile David Bailey QC specialises in all aspects of commercial law. High profile commercial cases in which he has recently appeared include leading for the successful appellants in the Supreme Court in The Alexandros T, acting for Lloyds Bank in relation to PPI, and the West Tankers litigation. Much of David’s practice is in arbitration. David’s experience extends across a wide range of commercial sectors including shipbuilding, aviation, charter parties, the carriage of goods, banking, sale and distribution contracts and insurance and reinsurance. David was named Insurance and Reinsurance Silk of the Year in the 2014 Acquisition International Awards. David has written the chapters on jurisdiction and arbitration in Mance et al. Insurance Disputes (3rd edition 2011) and regularly lectures on insurance, reinsurance and jurisdictional issues. David has also given expert evidence on English law for use 7KBW’s practice areas are exclusively commercial. Members have a respected expertise in the full breadth of commercial law.