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The recently announced Maritime and Coastguard Agency Drone Demonstration and Development Pathfinder project is an ambitious venture intended to expand the use of drones operating Beyond Visual Line of Sight within UK airspace.
Our latest thinking into the insurance impacts arising from the ongoing crisis is offered against the Office for National Statistics having confirmed that the UK economy shrank by 20.4% in April, the largest monthly contraction on record.
EASA's COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol and potential liability exposure for the aviation industry
Amidst the larger turmoil of the aviation industry suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stakeholders are planning to resume operations in the near future and will be confronted with a series of measures in order to prevent the further spread or revival of the COVID-19 virus.
Dubai aviation partner Nick Humphrey discusses the current measures being taken by airlines to control costs, including payment deferrals from lessors and the prospect of flying with a face mask when operations re-activate.
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa has seen us build on our 2019 success.
We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Fernando Hurtado de Mendoza as a partner and Kodiak Semsch as a senior associate to our office in Lima as we continue to build a heavyweight practice in Peru. Fernando’s practice is split between aviation, corporate and insurance work. He moves from Rodrigo Elias y Medrano, the largest law firm in the country, and is immediately joined by associate Alejandra Vicuna. Kodiak, who will join the team later this month as the head of our Lima office’s litigation practice, is a dispute resolution specialist. He was formerly a litigation partner at Osterling Abogados.
Welcome to the first of our fortnightly updates aimed at supporting you in your understanding of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the insurance market.
COVID-19: governments across the world step up to provide emergency support to airlines at the time of need
Kennedys Dubai-based aviation partner Nick Humphrey was interviewed on Dubai's Business Breakfast radio program to discuss the government support being provided in UAE to its fly carriers Emirates and Etihad and what the future shape of aviation may take in the coming years.
We are pleased to confirm that we have installed a new leadership team in our Madrid office. Our Spanish office will now be led by partners Isidoro Ugena, Alfonso de Ramos and Olivia Delagrange, who will be supported by their existing team of 10 lawyers and support staff.
The current coronavirus outbreak (recently named COVID-19 by the World Health Organisation (WHO)) is dominating global headlines. Since it was first reported from Wuhan, China on 31 December 2019 it has spread to 25 countries, infected over 42,000 people and claimed over 1,000 lives.