Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. Throughout our growing network of offices we specialise in defending insurance and liability claims, and providing claims and coverage advice to a client base that includes domestic and international (re)insurers, Lloyd’s syndicates, central and local government bodies and large self-insured corporate organisations.
We handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors including insurance and reinsurance, aviation, banking and finance, construction and engineering, healthcare, life sciences, marine, public sector, rail, real estate, retail, shipping and international trade, sport and leisure, transport and logistics and travel and tourism.
Insurance, claims and coverage is deeply ingrained in every office globally. We provide advice across all lines of insurance and claims including:
• Marine and energy.
• Property and casualty; including property damage, contractors all risk, employers’, public, product and medical malpractice.
• Motor liability.
• Financial lines; including directors' and officers' liability, financial institutions and professional indemnity.
• Speciality risks; including cyber, fine art and specie, political risks and life and health.
Our deep sector knowledge means that we understand the impact of proposed regulations and advise our clients on the implications this will have on their business.
With the team tasks completed, it is time for the candidates to come face-to-face with Kennedys’ very own Sir Alan Sugar – Claire Mulligan – and put forward a case as to why they should be crowned the winner of 2023 Claims Apprentice. Watch the season finale to find out who will emerge victorious.
Having recorded their vox pops this week, things get real as Teams Aspire and Connect go into the studio to record their broadcasts. Watch this episode as the teams present their podcasts on repair costs and personal injury.
With one victory each, the third challenge in this year’s Claims Apprentice looks to be vital for Teams Aspire and Connect. In this episode, our contestants hit the streets of the City to record vox pops with members of the public as they plan and record a podcast on the topic of claims inflation.
Having navigated the data escape room in the last episode, the latest challenge sees the claims apprentices take part in an insurance-related gameshow. Each team will be given a set of genuine travel claims, and will then have to come up with their own believable – but false – ones too.
In the first challenge of the series, Team Aspire and Team Connect are given one hour inside an escape room to solve a series of puzzles with answers that might be found within the confines of the location, or by using publicly available data online.
In the first episode of Claims Apprentice 2023, we meet the talented sextet as they discuss why they decided to take part, what they are looking to get out of the process, and the skills they hope to display that might help them be successful.
As the drive to a greener, more sustainable housing market continues so modern methods of construction are increasing in both popularity and usage. This spotlight highlights why the push for a more sustainable construction sector also brings new challenges for insurers.
Spotlight - climate change: Aviation, carbon neutrality and the potential impact on the insurance market
Post’s climate change survey ranked aviation as the most significant industry that contributed to lowering carbon emissions during lockdown. This spotlight focuses on the link between climate change, aviation and carbon neutrality as well as the potential impact on the insurance market.
What role can the insurance industry play in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the global carbon footprint as a response to climate change? This spotlight sheds light on the findings of Post’s climate change survey, carried out in conjunction with Kennedys.
A changing risk landscape is creating new challenges for SMEs and those tasked with providing the sector with insurance. This article highlights why SMEs need to evolve in order to mitigate the risks posed by cyber attacks, data protection issues and Brexit.