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Parker, Benjamin

Benjamin Parker has been a tenant at 7 King’s Bench Walk since October 2001. 

Benjamin Parker

He specialises in all aspects of commercial law, with a particular emphasis on: shipping law, both ‘wet’ and ‘dry’; insurance and reinsurance; international commercial disputes; private international law; international commodity sales; finance and banking law; the carriage of goods by sea, land and air.

The legal directories describe him as ‘an extremely able and knowledgeable junior’, with ‘star quality’, and ‘one of the Shipping Bar’s rising stars’.

Parker has significant experience of appellate work, having appeared in the House of Lords and Court of Appeal, undertaken a case before the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, and advised on appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. In recent years he has also frequently been retained to provide expert testimony on English law to foreign courts and tribunals.

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Briefings from 7KBW

  • Princess of the Stars: typhoon warranties

    On 21 June 2008, the passenger cargo vessel Princess of the Stars was lost in the Philippines after sailing into Typhoon Frank.

  • The Falkonera (Court of Appeal)

    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. 

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7 King's Bench Walk
Temple
DX: 239 LDE
London
EC4Y 7DS
UK
http://www.7kbw.co.uk

Silks: 25
Juniors: 27
Head of chambers: Gavin Kealey QC
Joint senior clerks: Bernie Hyatt and Greg Leyden