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 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 has "an unmatched depth of knowledge and experience in maritime transport matters alongside a pragmatic approach to commercial factors".

The Legal 500 EMEA 2019

Market Recognition

  • Leading Individual for 'Transport (Dublin)'
    Hugh Kennedy ... has "an unmatched depth of knowledge and experience in maritime transport matters alongside a pragmatic approach to commercial factors".
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2019
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Dispute Resolution (Dublin)'
    "Hugh Kennedy [is a] key contact"
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2019 
  • Leading Individual for 'Transport (Dublin)'
    "Hugh Kennedy is ‘a leader in the legal marine market’"
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2018
  • Leading Individual for ‘Transport (Dublin)’
    “Hugh Kennedy is regarded by some as being ‘probably the foremost option in the marine market’.”
    The Legal 500 EMEA 2017
Market recognition
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    Leading Individual

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2019

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 EMEA 2019