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When a vessel is drifting without control and its crew abandons it after making a mayday call, there is an intuitive judicial presumption that the vessel is in danger. Nevertheless, this presumption is rebuttable, allowing for evidence to the contrary to be presented. For the contrary evidence to be accepted, it is necessary to evaluate the entire circumstances of the case to accurately assess the point at which the situation can be classified as “salvage” rather than “emergency towing”.
We are pleased to announce that international arbitration specialist Celine Abi Habib Kanakri has joined our Dubai office as a partner. Joining from Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, Celine’s practice is focused on complex UAE and international arbitration across a range of industry sectors.
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa has seen us build on our 2018 success. Kennedys has been ranked in 14 practice areas, including three new rankings for our Paris office (dispute resolution, healthcare and life sciences and insurance), and a ‘top tier’ ranking for aviation in Belgium.
As the political negotiations between the UK and EU unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest Brexit developments and what they mean for you and your business.
We are delighted to announce that Nick Thomas was awarded Management Partner of the Year at last night’s Legal Business Awards.
We are pleased to confirm that we have become the first international law firm to establish a presence in each of the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Panama as we continue to increase our global footprint through three new Associations.
‘Des chiffres et des lettres’: la garantie décennale et les réclamations pour dommages constructifs en Espagne
Dans les sinistres causés par dommages en construction il est indispensable de clarifier la nature du désordre constructif dont il s'agit, et de trouver son ajustement dans le classement des types de malfaçon établis par la Loi. Suivant cette interprétation, la couverture éventuelle des dommages et les responsabilités des différents agents constructifs (architectes, architectes techniques, maitres d'ouvrage) pourront être déterminées.
Last week, Theresa May took another Brexit blow when Parliament defeated the Government's 'next steps' motion on Brexit by 303 to 258 votes.
The French data protection regulator, the Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Liberties (CNIL), has levied a fine of €50 million against technology giant Google for breaches of the GDPR.
Theresa May’s optimism at reaching a deal on Brexit proved short-lived. Since the Prime Minister took her deal to Parliament at the end of November, she has been faced with overwhelming opposition on all sides.