Hugh Kennedy

Hugh Kennedy

Partner Dublin, Ireland

Qualifications

  • Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales in 1997

Hugh is a Partner in Kennedys’ Dublin office. He qualified in England and Wales in 1997.

He specialises in all aspects of insurance law, with a particular expertise in complex subrogated matters, often involving an international element.

Hugh also specializes in admiralty, marine and aviation matters including ship arrest in Ireland, collisions, salvage, casualty investigation, cargo claims, international liability conventions, CMR road haulage, contractual terms and conditions, jurisdiction disputes, bills of lading and yacht claims.

He is a member of the Irish Maritime Law Association, International Association of Young Lawyers, Dublin Solicitors Bar Association and Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).

Hugh Kennedy’s ‘knowledge within the area of conditions of carriage and CMR insurance is second to none

Legal 500 EMEA 2014

Market Recognition

• A Leading Individual for ‘Transport (Dublin)’

“Hugh Kennedy is regarded by some as being ‘probably the foremost option in the marine market’.”

Legal 500 EMEA 2017

 

“Hugh Kennedy [is] regarded as being ‘a go-to lawyer for maritime’."

Legal 500 EMEA 2015


“Admired for its shipping litigation practice, Kennedys has a vibrant team … Hugh Kennedy’s ‘knowledge within the area of conditions of carriage and CMR insurance is second to none’.”

Legal 500 EMEA 2014