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About us

Our Northern Ireland office in Belfast is the only pure litigation practice in the jurisdiction with a focus on the insurance industry, advising on coverage, defence and recovery matters.

Our expertise lies in providing trusted, commercial advice to UK-based and local insurers across industry sectors including:

  • Manufacturing and retail
  • Construction and quarries
  • Private healthcare
  • Heavy industry
  • Shipping (including arrests) and travel
  • Transport and logistics.

We advise on regulatory matters, defend clients in health and safety prosecutions and appear at coronial inquiries. We defend liability actions from catastrophic claims to everyday employers’ and public liability, and road traffic accident claims.

We provide expert advice on professional negligence matters within financial services, construction (architects, engineers, quantity surveyors), healthcare (medical facilities and professionals), real estate and insurance (brokers).

Our network of Kennedys offices

Our integrated legal services can be accessed by all of our clients, no matter where they are based.

We have a strong presence on the island of Ireland, with highly-regarded practices in Dublin and Belfast. We are uniquely placed to advise clients on cross-border and multi-jurisdictional issues in insurance matters and commercial disputes.

Our wider international network of offices covers Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. We can provide a joint response across the international Kennedys network for complex multi-jurisdictional issues.

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News

13 March 2017
We are pleased to announce the latest release of our virtual defence lawyer KLAiM, reinforcing our commitment to innovation and the changing legal landscape.
9 March 2017
We are delighted to announce that our senior partner, Nick Thomas, was awarded Best Strategic Leadership at last night’s Managing Partners’ Forum Awards.
1 March 2017
We are pleased to announce that we are set to hire a 24-strong team from Hill Dickinson to augment our Sheffield office and national personal injury practice.
 

*People marked with * are not admitted to practice in the State of Florida or any jurisdiction in the United States.