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The energy-from-waste (EfW) sector is a fast growing industry in the UK but still lags behind continental Europe.
In celebration of National Apprenticeship Week, we caught up with some of our apprentices, past and present, so that they can share their stories and experiences of their apprenticeship journeys at Kennedys.
We are delighted to announce that we have strengthened our domestic network by establishing a base in Bristol, which becomes our eleventh office in the UK and 38th globally.
As a proud global partner of this year’s Dive In Festival, and in support of the annual theme of #InclusionImpact, we spoke to a number of our people around the network to find out about their individual career journeys. In the first instalment of our career stories we spoke to Kelsey Evans, a paralegal based in our Dubai office.
We are pleased to announce that we have enhanced our professional liability capabilities with the appointment of four partners and two associates across three of our UK offices.
Last year, the ground-breaking nuisance case, Network Rail v Williams & Waistell, established there did not need to be physical damage to bring a claim for encroachment of Japanese knotweed, leading to an increase in the number of Japanese knotweed claims against landowners and their insurers.
Case review 13/05/2019
On 13 May 2019 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the above case. The outcome of the case, in which Kennedys was instructed on behalf of the successful defendant insurers, will be welcomed by the insurance industry as it will help to provide certainty in respect of the construction and effect of notifications to professional indemnity policies.
Figures recently obtained from RIBA demonstrate a continued year-on-year increase in the amount of complaints being made against architects, although this does not necessarily translate to an increase in those complaints reaching a hearing or in sanctions being imposed.
Case review 13/02/2019
Supreme Court in “claimants must be honest” shocker! Good news for the solicitors’ professional indemnity market
Here is some good news for the solicitors’ professional indemnity market on issues of causation, which had been stretched via the lower court decision in this case.
In a global insurance environment facing change at an unprecedented rate, the London Market’s experience and expertise remains reassuringly consistent. As 2019 promises to continue down this evolutionary path, we offer our predictions on some of the London Market’s priority areas.