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Case review 11/12/2018
A recent decision by the High Court takes a common sense approach to liability, despite breaches of duty by the defendant.
We are pleased to announce that we have increased our presence in the EMEA region through an association with Israeli firm Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co, with whom we have been working for over ten years.
Ingrid Hobbs, a partner in our London office, has been confirmed by The Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) as the Vice President of London FOIL. She will assume the role of President in October 2019.
As proud global partners of this year’s Dive In Festival, and in support of the annual theme of #time4inclusion, we canvassed the views of some of our legal apprentices on life at Kennedys, their careers, and what diversity and inclusion means to them. In the first instalment of our Legal Apprentice interviews we spoke to Maya Taylor, one of our London-based apprentices.
A new era of transport continues to unfold at pace. The technology innovation that promises to deliver a new future is running in tandem with the reality of a number of business impacts, including changing consumer demands and commercial pressures. All will bring challenge and opportunity.
Case review 12/09/2018
The Court of Appeal recently handed down judgment in Travelers Insurance Company Limited v XYZ. It was a product liability case, but the principles have general application, and it will be important for insurers to be mindful of circumstances where their exposure to claimants’ costs may exceed their liability under the terms of the policy.
Case review 11/09/2018
The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s decision in the controversial case of Serious Fraud Office v Eurasian Natural Resources Corporation, which concerned the application of litigation privilege over documents arising from a company’s internal investigation, prior to the commencement of litigation.
We have strengthened our commercial lines insurance capabilities with the appointment of a team to our Manchester office led by Nick Bond, who joins as Partner, and Robert Steele as Consultant.
On 17 May 2018 the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee (the Committee) published its report on “The impact of Brexit on the pharmaceutical sector”.
Products and technologies have evolved significantly since 1985, when the EU Product Liability Directive was issued. Many products that we use today will have characteristics that could not have been imagined in the 1980s and the challenges posed by these products are very different.