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Innovation expansion continues apace for Kennedys as it takes ‘virtual lawyer’ platform to Latin America
Following significant client interest, we have taken our award-winning virtual lawyer platform, KLAiM, to Latin America.
Young Bermudians with global law firm Kennedys have been discovering opportunities abroad since the firm opened its office on the island in association with Bermuda firm, Kennedys Chudleigh in October 2017.
Case review 14-11-2019
In Bailey & Ors v GlaxoSmithKline “The Seroxat Group Litigation” [08.11.19] the Court of Appeal decided that it was impermissible for the claimants to expand the scope of their pleaded case at trial, which was previously determined at both the case management stage and during the pre-trial review.
On 31 October 2019, Deputy District Judge Lalas found that Mr Williamson’s discontinued claim against Sunderland County Council was fundamentally dishonest. He has been ordered to pay the Council’s costs on the indemnity basis, which are likely to exceed £19,000.
Recent changes to UK copyright law may have unexpected consequences for the healthcare sector. Under the new legislation, NHS Trusts, hospitals, and other healthcare providers may be required by copyright holders to pay a licence fee to enable them to show broadcast television and other content on their premises.
An independent and wide-ranging industry report that ranks insurance law firms across a variety of areas has seen Kennedys set the standard for service satisfaction levels.
Case review 12-11-2019
Deprivation of liberty: Supreme Court rules on Article 5 rights and parental responsibility for 16 and 17 year olds
The recent Supreme Court case of Re D (A Child) will have some immediate practical and cost implications for public bodies that commission services for 16 and 17 year old young people, particularly local authorities and NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups.
The overwhelming majority of patients wish to leave hospital as soon as they are medically fit and well. When a patient, or their family on their behalf, refuses to accept a discharge plan or transfer to other care arrangements however, the issue of delayed transfers of care can be a contentious one.