Our webinar recordings

Our seminar programme is currently being delivered as webinars, however if you weren't able to join we've made them available to view online so you do not miss any important legal and industry updates.

April

COVID-19 - the impact on and implications for the PI market

Our webinar on the 16 April and repeat session on 22 April looked at the impact on, and implications for, the professional indemnity market.
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COVID-19 and beyond: legal, regulatory and insurance implications for the life sciences industry

This webinar that took place on the 30 April 2020 will shine a spotlight on the legal, regulatory and insurance implications of a pandemic on several aspects of the life sciences industry and how these may lead to longer term changes. 
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May

Solicitors PI webinar 

Our webinar on the 26 May and repeat session on 3 June 2020 discussed the current PI market, COVID-19 and solicitors liability claims, private client claims and the new Solicitors Code of Conduct: 6 months on. 
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June

Claims against SIPP providers and SIPP trustees

Our webinar on the 1 June 2020 provides an introduction to the basics of claims against self-invested personal pension (SIPP) providers and trustees and the approach taken by the Ombudsman and the Courts, including the long-awaited decision in the landmark case Adams v Carey Pensions. 
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June

Commercial construction webinar

During our commercial construction webinar, which took place on 9 June 2020, we provided an overview of the most recent case law, imminent law changes and industry news within the world of commercial construction law.
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 Back to business for SMEs webinar

Our first webinar in this series took place on Friday 12 June 2020, during this we addressed the following:

  • Re-opening the workplace - employment considerations
  • Health surveillance and data protection

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Back to business for SMEs webinar

As part of our webinar series which took place on Friday 26 June 2020 we addressed the following with speakers from CBRE:

  • Issues businesses, landlords and occupiers should be considering on their return to work.
  • What the new normal will look like.
  • How work spaces might need to be reconfigured moving forward.
  • The use of collaborative and more localised work spaces.
  • The rise in flexible and home working.

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July

Back to business for SMEs webinar

On Friday 3 July 2020 we held the fourth webinar of our weekly series for SMEs where we considered adjustments businesses need to make in times of financial distress or pressure. The session covered:

  • Taking a robust stance regarding monies due, or owed.
  • The enforcement of contractual terms, arrangements with suppliers and so on.
  • Dispute trends, and how to create commercial leverage to bring about early resolution.
  • The court system – pros and cons of the current online system.

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Cryptoassets and the law

On 7 July 2020 we held our webinar on cryptoassets aimed at claims handlers, underwriters and anyone that deals with cryptoassets.

We were joined by Christopher Lundie and George Hilton from 2 Temple Gardens, who joined Kennedys' Alexandra Miller and Danny Steel to discuss:

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Back to business for SMEs webinar

On Friday 10 July 2020 we held the fifth webinar of our weekly series for SMEs where we considered contractual issues during COVID-19, including:

  • Force majeure and frustration
  • Impact of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act on termination of supply contracts

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April

Employment law update for the NHS

Our employment law update webinar on 22 April 2020 for the NHS specifically on the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Employment law update for the Private Healthcare Sector

Our employment law update webinar on 28 April 2020 for the Private Healthcare Sector specifically on the coronavirus (COVID-19).
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Annual healthcare seminar: General practice indemnity update and other NHS Resolution developments 

On Wednesday 29 April 2020 Kennedys' healthcare team held the fourth seminar of our annual 2020 seminar programme with guest speaker: Mr Jon Cawley, Head of Claims Operations at NHS Resolution. 
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May

Annual healthcare seminar programme - Neurosurgery causation and claims

On Wednesday 27 May 2020 Kennedys' healthcare team held the fifth seminar of our 2020 annual healthcare seminar programme, with guest speaker: Mr Christopher Chandler, Consultant Neurosurgeon at Kings College Hospital.
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June

Practitioner Performance Management – how could COVID-19 affect this?

Kennedys is delighted to have partnered with NHS Resolution’s Practitioner Performance Advice Service on 5 June 2020 to deliver a practical and solutions focused session looking at the performance management of doctors.
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April

Motor Webinar Wednesday – Responses to COVID-19

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 15 April 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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How different jurisdictions are dealing with COVID-19

Our webinar, which took place on 16 April 2020, discussed the stark differences in procedures, processes and the law in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. 
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Motor Webinar Wednesday - Limitation & extensions and CPR changes

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 22 April 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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COVID-19 and the impact on fraudulent claims

On the 28 April our Kennedys’ fraud specialists looked at the impact of COVID-19 on the claims environment, both now and in the future.
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Motor Webinar Wednesday - COVID-19 obstacles and industry updates

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 29 April 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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May

Employers' liability: COVID-19, the duty of care and vicarious liability

During our employers' liability webinar which took place on Monday 4 May 2020 we covered:

  • What is the employers' duty of care during a pandemic?
    • Scope of duty
    • Application to current situation
  • Vicarious liability after Barclays and Morrisons
    • Basic principles
    • The Supreme Court Judgments in Barclays and Morrisons

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Motor Webinar Wednesday - The Whiplash Reforms and the impact of COVID-19 on rehabilitation

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 6 May 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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Employers' liability: COVID-19 and beyond

During our webinar, held on Monday 11 May, aimed at insurance claims handlers, brokers and business risk managers covering issues affecting employers' liability due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This session covered:

  • COVID-19 - anticipating claims trends and preparing
    • Infection claims
    • Home workers
    • Stress claims

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Motor Webinar Wednesday - The Whiplash Reforms and the impact of COVID-19 on rehabilitation

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on the 13 May 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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Motor Webinar Wednesday -Motor industry updates and the impact of COVID-19 on expert evidence

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on the 20 May 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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COVID-19: care home risks for insurers

Our webinar on Friday 15 May 2020 was aimed at claims managers and insurers who wish to gain an insight into the care home crisis from a regulatory and employers' and public liability perspective.The session also looked at the areas of likely EL/PL claims arising as a consequence of the crisis, as well as providing advice on best practice based on our experience.
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Occupational disease webinar 

During this webinar, held on Tuesday 29 May 2020, we looked at the differing tests for medical causation applied in industrial disease cases and considered how the courts are likely to approach causation and quantum in COVID-19 claims.
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June

Motor Webinar Wednesdays - 10 June 2020

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 10 June 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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Employers duty of care during a pandemic: the return to work and the “new normal”

A webinar as part of our employers' liability and public liability webinar series, held on Tuesday 16 June, where covered the following:

  • Revisiting duty of care against the backdrop of Government advice and HSE warnings.
  • Health surveillance and its role in ensuring a reasonably safe environment.
  • The use of tech to help employers discharge their duty.

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Motor Webinar Wednesdays - 17 June 2020

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 17 June 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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COVID-19 and the impact on fraudulent claims

On 22 June our specialists started to look at the fraud pipeline from detection through to deterrence. 
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COVID-19 and claims trends in employers and public liability

A webinar as part of our employers' liability and public liability webinar series, held on Tuesday 23 June, where covered COVID-19 and claims trends - How furlough impacts investigations, the developing employment landscape and potential for claims:

  • What will the workforce look like going forward? The operation and winding up of the furlough scheme.
  • The current and anticipated impact on claims.
  • Can furloughed staff assist with a claims investigation?

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Motor Webinar Wednesdays - 24 June 2020

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 24 June 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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COVID-19 and the leisure and hospitality industry

A webinar as part of our employers' liability and public liability webinar series, held on Tuesday 30 June, where covered the following:

  • The potential for claims arising in the leisure and hospitality industry.
  • Duty of care owed to visitors and employees – specific industry challenges.
  • Practical considerations when implementing Government advice and the anticipation of specific risks/ development of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Regulatory compliance and enforcement.

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July

Motor Webinar Wednesdays - 1 July 2020

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 1 July 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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Celtic claims post COVID-19 - how to prepare for the ‘new normal’

On Thursday 2 July we had expert speakers from our Northern Ireland, Scotland and Republic of Ireland offices discuss the next steps for COVID-19 in each of their jurisdictions, including:

  • A simple guide to procedures for the increase in claims and litigation expected in the new few months
  • Interim arrangements
  • Tactics to help you cope with the ever-changing situation’

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Motor Webinar Wednesdays - 8 July 2020

A webinar as part of our webinar series, which took place on 8 July 2020, where we focused on the hot topics affecting the motor liability industry.
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May

COVID-19: latest on the HSE perspective

During our regulatory webinar which took place on the 1 May 2020 we provided a brief summary overview of official COVID-19 guidance and the basic principles of health and safety law, followed by the latest on:

  • Construction activities
  • Thorough examinations and statutory inspections during lockdown
  • PPE – looking ahead
  • HSE enforcement
  • Prosecution and the courts

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Motor prosecution webinar - Technology - the good, the bad and the ugly

During our Motor prosecution webinar which took place on Thursday 14 May 2020 we provided an insight into some of the existing initiatives intended to reduce road traffic collisions.

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COVID-19: The HSE perspective - what's next as the lockdown eases? 

During our regulatory webinar which took place on the 19 May 2020 we provided an update on COVID-19 and HSE matters, including an update on current HSE guidance and some practical guidance for those businesses who are looking to re-open. Topics included:

  • Current COVID-19 guidance for businesses
  • Practical guidance for re-opening your busines
  • RIDDOR reporting – what we have seen and what the future holds
  • Inquests – Chief Coroner’s update
  • Update on Criminal Courts and how we expect things to progress

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June

Motor prosecution webinar - smart motorways or are they?

On the 4 June we held the first webinar of our motor prosecution webinar series. In this webinar we covered:

  • A summary of the operation of and reasons for the proliferation of smart motorways.
  • Insight into the risks and the accidents associated with smart motorways.
  • Perspectives on the government review of smart motorways.
  • Some case examples and insight from a leading accident reconstruction expert on incidents on smart motorways.

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Motor prosecution webinar - Coroner's Court - COVID-19 an overview

On 11 June we held the second webinar of our motor prosecution webinar series. In this webinar we covered:

  • Summary of the usual operation of the Coroner’s Court.
  • Insight on the particular challenges the coronial system faces because of the COVID-19 crisis/pandemic.
  • A rundown of the changes and measures in place due to COVID-19.
  • An insight into the longer terms effects of the pandemic upon the operation of the Coroner's Courts.

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Motor prosecution webinar - Relaxing legislation - the hidden danger of COVID-19

On 18 June we held the third webinar of our motor prosecution webinar series. In this webinar we covered:

  • A summary of regulatory legislation effecting motor transport relaxed as part of COVID-19 emergency legislation.
  • A precis of the prosecution of these matters in ordinary circumstances.
  • Insight on how such matters interact with the prosecution of more serious cases involving death and serious injury in ordinary circumstances.
  • Insight and prediction on how such matters might be interpreted in cases going through the Courts now and in the future.

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Motor prosecution webinar - The legal landscape - attitudes and developments following COVID-19:

On 25 June we held the fourth and final webinar of our motor prosecution webinar series. In this webinar we covered:

  • Summary of the measures being adopted by the Courts as a response to COVID-19.
  • Commentary on how they are working.
  • Insight and predictions on how the post COVID-19 landscape will look and whether changes enacted may in fact be permanent.

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July

Annual regulatory webinar

We hosted our annual regulatory webinar on Thursday 9 July 2020, where attendees gained an insight into this rapidly developing area of law. Watch now>