Dias, Julia QC
Julia Dias joined 7KBW in 1985, having already worked for a year as an Assistante Associée at the Institute of Comparative Law in Paris.
After taking a career break from 1998–2000, she worked for three years as a part-time Legal Consultant and in-house barrister with leading City solicitors, Eversheds, attached to the insurance group of their Litigation Department. While at Eversheds, Dias carried out advisory and advocacy work on a range of matters (mainly but not exclusively in the insurance and reinsurance field), including film finance cases, aggregation issues in relation to pensions mis-selling and the WTC attacks, brokers’ duties and a wide variety of coverage disputes. She returned to private practice in April 2003 and took silk in 2008 having been retained in a number of long-running arbitrations and High Court litigation in both the insurance/reinsurance and shipping fields.
Dias’s principal areas of practice are in the fields of insurance and reinsurance, arbitration, shipping and professional negligence (mainly insurance brokers and solicitors).
In addition she has wide experience of commercial disputes generally and over the years has built up considerable expertise in many other areas of commercial law such as agency, aviation, conflicts of laws, guarantees and letters of credit, injunctions, international trade, jurisdiction issues, road transport (domestic and international), sale of goods and shipbuilding. Dias has also been instructed in construction and oil and gas disputes.
For more information, click here.
Information sourced from the 7KBW website.
News from 7KBW
Briefings from 7KBW
On 21 June 2008, the passenger cargo vessel Princess of the Stars was lost in the Philippines after sailing into Typhoon Frank.
On 5 June 2014, the Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of the owners of Falkonera, a very large crude carrier (VLCC) against the judgment of Mr Justice Eder.