John Kimbell KC
Called: 1995
Silk: 2015

John Kimbell KC

B.A. (Hons.) (Cantab); M.Phil (Cantab); BCL (Oxon)
Princess Royal Scholarship (Inner Temple)
Other qualifications
Rechtsanwalt (Hamburg, Germany) since 2001 - quallified to practice as a lawyer in Germany.
COMBAR; LMAA (supporting member); GMAA (German Maritime Arbitration Association); DVIS (German Association for International Sea Law); BGJA (British-German Jurists Association, DIS (German International Arbitrators Association), GRUR (German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property), Admiralty Bar Group (Chairman). Chancery Bar Association (Honorary Member)
German fluent

Since taking silk in 2015 and a Deputy High Court Judge in 2018, John has begun to accept a range of commercial and maritime arbitration appointments. He has acted as an ad hoc, LMAA, DIS, LCIA and GMAA arbitrator. The range of disputes have included, unsafe port, shipbuilding, charterparty, off-hire and sale of goods matters as well as commercial aviation disputes. He is able to conduct arbitrations in English or German. He produces succinct awards and rulings quickly and fairly.