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The Legal 500 UK 2017 - Top Tier Firm

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Insights

Access our publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

3 August 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of Professions and Financial Lines Brief.

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29 June 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of Healthcare Brief.
15 June 2017
Welcome to the latest edition of London Market Brief

Articles

20 February 2018
We have recently seen two important developments which could raise important considerations around the financial regulatory framework for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
9 February 2018
Brexit promises to continue to disrupt the business environment as the New Year unfolds. While a deal in November on the completion of the first phase in Brexit negotiations represented an important domestic political victory, since then, the ongoing ambiguity over the future UK/EU relationship means that insurers across the sector have been forced to plan for the ‘worst case’.
8 February 2018
Damages Based Agreements (DBAs) may finally be coming of age. When they do, they may transform the claims landscape facing insurers.

Case reviews

23 February 2018
The Court of Appeal has refused insurers’ appeal and upheld the Commercial Court decision that salvage costs incurred prior to tender of Notice of Abandonment (NOA) and SCOPIC expenses can both be taken into account for the purpose of assessing whether a vessel is a constructive total loss (CTL).
6 February 2018
The Court of Appeal provides clarity for gas distributors who have made statutory compensation payments to customers when the loss of supply is the fault of another utility provider.
1 February 2018
The Court of Appeal decision in Thomas v Hugh James Ford Simey is of importance to personal injury lawyers and their professional indemnity insurers as it recognises that lawyers are not necessarily obliged to challenge a client’s decision if they do not wish to pursue a particular head of claim. As Lord Justice Jackson succinctly remarked “…if the client is an adult of full capacity, there comes a point when his autonomy should be respected”.

Events

11 April 2018
We are delighted to be hosting a healthcare seminar in Birmingham focusing on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on Wednesday 11 April 2018.
21 March 2018
 Kennedys' healthcare team are delighted to be holding the third seminar of our 2018 annual seminar programme.
14 March 2018
We are delighted to be hosting a seminar which will provide an overview of conducting litigation in Ireland in both the High Court and the Commercial Court, comparing it to litigation in England and Wales.
 

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