Kennedys in Australia announces partner promotion in Melbourne

Kennedys in Australia is delighted to announce that experienced healthcare and medical malpractice practitioner Anjali Woodford has been promoted to partner, effective 1 May 2020.

Anjali joined the firm in 2018 as special counsel, and is a senior member of Kennedys large healthcare team in Melbourne, working alongside partner Cindy Tucker. Anjali represents insurers, medical practitioners, health professionals and public and private hospitals in complex civil law injury claims, disciplinary investigations, and coronial investigations and inquests.

Managing partner of Kennedys in Australia, Matt Andrews said that a key element of the Kennedys culture is ensuring that our best and brightest have clear routes to progress their careers.

“Anjali has shown that she has the expertise, professionalism and importantly the strong endorsement of her clients, to take the step up,” he said

“It’s wonderful to be able to support internal promotions and I am very pleased to welcome Anjali to the partnership.”

Read Anjali’s bio.

Confidence in our people and business

Anjali's is one of 13 internal partner promotions announced this week by Kennedys — a further 8 are based in the UK, and 4 in the US. The appointments cover a range of practice areas including commercial, employment and healthcare, as well as specialist areas of insurance and liability including cyber, property and construction, professional liability, travel, abuse and fraud. Kennedys’ worldwide partner count is now 263.

Nick Thomas, Senior Partner of Kennedys LLP, says: “At this time, more than ever, it is vital to show confidence in our people, and in the future for Kennedys that they will help shape.

“This year’s partner promotions underscore how much we value those who have demonstrated their commitment to clients and to improving the services we provide.”

Read the global release here.