Property damage

Property damage

Kennedys provides comprehensive advice on domestic and international first party and third party property damage claims, as well as subrogated recoveries for the world’s leading (re)insurers.

Kennedys provides comprehensive advice on domestic and international first party and third party property damage claims, as well as subrogated recoveries for the world’s leading (re)insurers.

Our highly-regarded lawyers are located across our integrated international network of offices, delivering a seamless legal service. The team dovetails with our specialist experience in construction and energy both of which have excellent records for innovative, commercially aware specialist advice.

We have been instructed on some of the market’s most high profile claims, up to billions-of-pounds in claim value; including the 2017 UK Grenfell Tower fire, 2011 Thai floods and the 2011 New Zealand and Japan earthquakes.

We have strong relationships with adjusters and experts, helping us to identify and address legal, technical and factual issues as early as possible. We pride ourselves on our team ethic which allows us to provide concise strategic advice and handle the very largest claims efficiently.

Property damage claims

  • Agri-chem damage
  • Fire and explosion
  • Flood
  • Catastrophe events
  • Collapse
  • Impact damage
  • Machinery breakdown
  • Environmental contamination
  • Subsidence
  • Riot, civil disorder and political violence.

Insurance and reinsurance

  • BI and CBI covers
  • Contractors’ All Risks (CAR)
  • Named Perils insurance
  • All Risks insurance
  • Delay in Start Up (DSU)
  • Facultative reinsurance
  • Excess of loss reinsurance.
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