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On 27 April 2020, the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care announced the availability of new death in service benefits for eligible NHS and social care staff providing vital frontline work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Kennedys acaba de divulgar os seus resultados financeiros relativos ao ano de 2019/2020. A Firma inglesa, que tem representação em Portugal desde 2011, reportou uma faturação recorde de £238M (aproximadamente €265M), o que corresponde a um acréscimo de 9% face aos 12 meses anteriores.
To put it mildly, COVID-19 has been a game-changer in the personal injury sector. That includes the scope of purchased insurance products and their coverage.
The COVID-19 outbreak has revealed the inflexibility and lack of innovation in personal care systems around the world. Relieving these pressures will require an innovative new approach.
As the current pandemic continues to evolve it gives rise to a risk of an increase in claims for breach of landlord’s repairing obligations. At this time, the government has advised that both landlords and tenants should take a pragmatic, common-sense approach to resolving issues
We are delighted to confirm the promotion of thirteen lawyers to our partnership across practice areas including commercial, employment and healthcare, as well as specialist areas of insurance and liability that include cyber, property and construction, professional liability, travel, abuse and fraud. Eight of those promoted are based in the UK, with four in the US and one in Australia. Our worldwide partner count is now 264.
Kennedys celebrates office anniversary by launching Sheffield healthcare practice with new partner hire
We are pleased to announce that we have hired healthcare partner, Tom Armstrong, to head up a new healthcare team based in our Sheffield office, which opened in 2010. Tom, who joins from Browne Jacobson, will lead a team in Sheffield able to defend clinical negligence claims against GPs, NHS Trusts and private healthcare providers. Tom will be working closely with our healthcare lawyers in Birmingham, Cambridge and London.
Financial Conduct Authority has announced it intends to ask the courts to rule on whether a ‘representative sample of the most frequently used’ BI policy wording provide cover for COVID-19 related losses.
As the current pandemic continues to evolve it gives rise to issues of highway network safety, which allows for the possibility of claims that may arise due to the condition of the highway.