Michael Davey

Michael Davey
  • Barrister (KC,)
  • Company: Quadrant Chambers

Michael’s practice covers a broad range of commercial matters, including shipping, international trade and marine insurance. He has appeared as leading counsel in the Supreme Court in cases ranging from The “Ocean Victory” to a claim in tort for an environmentalist attack on tuna fishermen.

Michael is co-author of Miller’s Marine War Risks (4th edition, 2020, Informa). He is regularly instructed in marine insurance matters, ranging from disputes arising out of the war in Ukraine to jurisdiction over marine policies placed in London and elsewhere (The “Kapitan Veselkov” [2020] 1 WLR 4211).

Michael has been continually ranked as a Leading Barrister in both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500. Comments in previous editions have included: “…outstanding…” ; “…an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law which allows him to argue cases by reference to the law rather than gut feeling…”; “…extremely user-friendly and impressive…”; “…has vast experience…”and “…ideal for any case which is slightly complex and unusual…”.

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