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View our latest publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

25 September 2012
Welcome to this month’s edition of Insurance Brief. In this issue, we report on two recent decisions of the High Court: the first concerns the granting of summary judgment where an insured has failed to comply with a condition precedent, whilst the second sets out the principles to be applied when assessing damages in a subrogated claim following gross exaggeration by the insured and the insurer’s failure to properly investigate.
16 December 2011
Welcome to December’s edition of Employment Brief.
28 October 2011
Welcome to this month’s edition of Insurance Brief. In this issue, we report on a recent decision concerning an insurance company’s liability under a performance bond that had been varied without its knowledge and another which reviewed the effect of a “follow the leader” clause. We also include a feature article by Rachel Lee from our Dublin office, which focuses on a recent case highlighting the Irish courts’ increasingly tough stance on claimant delays.

Articles

11 January 2018
The coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will introduce important changes requiring greater vigilance over compliance if fines are to be avoided.
30 November 2017
On 14 November, Kennedys were thrilled to host two inspirational female leaders from the London market. Dawn Miller (CEO of AXA Insurance Company) and Mary O’Connor (Head of Client, Industry and Business Development Global Head of Financial Institutions, Willis Towers Watson) participated in our second ‘Women in Insurance’ event, hosted in London by Kennedys’ partner Suzanne Liversidge.
8 August 2017
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has indicated four key issues/risks in light of Brexit and has put a marker down about the importance of a transition period to allow the UK to adjust.

Case reviews

17 November 2017
The Supreme Court found that the date on which the Statute of Limitations begins to run, in property damage claims, founded on the tort of negligence, is the date upon which the damage was manifest and was capable of being discovered by a plaintiff.
9 August 2017
Jamie Moon v Katie Catley provides a further reminder to defendant insurers of the need to fully set out their position within Stage 2 of the claims process, ensuring that they detail their position and provide supporting evidence. This is to help prevent themselves falling short, as the matter proceeds to Stage 3.
16 June 2017
The Irish Supreme Court upholds the efficacy of a liability disclaimer made by a sales agent in a commercial property sales brochure in defeating a claim of negligent misstatement.

Events

7 February 2018
We are delighted to be hosting our legal update seminar discussing key changes in the Irish litigation landscape brought about by the implementation of the Mediation Act 2017 and recent Court of Appeal rulings.
 

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