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.
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.
In 2018, household names such as British Airways, Marriott Hotels and Facebook faced the potentially devastating consequences of large scale data breaches. However, the threat may be bigger for SMEs, as smaller businesses lack the same resources to protect themselves against a cybersecurity attack.
SMEs may be concerned about keeping a competitive advantage, but it’s the evolving workforce challenges that can have a big impact on their success. This article focuses on some of the immediate employment challenges facing today’s SMEs including flexible working and fairness in the workplace.
The road to reform on the personal injury discount rate has been long and winding but Deborah Newberry, head of corporate and public affairs at global law firm Kennedys, suggests with the strict timetable in the law there is a light at the end of this tunnel.
What will Brexit mean for the UK’s insurance sector? This report provides a snapshot of opinions from within the UK insurance industry as the UK undertakes the somewhat tortuous road towards Brexit. Topics covered: key recommendations; Brexit outcomes; impact on UK insurers; future considerations.
Post in conjunction with Kennedys surveyed the UK insurance market to uncover what specialists think about the future of drone insurance and what role the industry can play in shaping the regulatory regime. In this docu-video, Post’s Jonathan Swift and experts from Kennedys discuss the results.
Reinventing insurance for the mobile generation: Will blockchain secure the future of insurers over the tech giants?
This whitepaper studies how blockchain technology offers the potential to break down many of the structural issues that have created frictions and a lack of trust in insurance markets. The paper looks at how blockchain can reshape the insurance landscape before assessing the challenges and risks.
How well-equipped is the UK insurance market for the predicted upsurge in drone ownership and usage over the next few years? To find out, Post in conjunction with lawyers Kennedys surveyed the UK insurance market to uncover how the industry plans to tackle the risks and opportunities presented.