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On the surface, the London Market enters 2021 looking very different to its 2020 version. Underwriting rooms lay empty, offices unoccupied, pubs eerily quiet. But beyond the physical stillness, this world leading hub has not paused for breath. Digital systems and solutions have taken centre stage as the London Market has responded to a seismic shift in working patterns and insurance risks.
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
Kennedys has announced that partners Victoria Clucas and Bill Evans have moved from London to Dubai as part of the firm’s plans to strengthen its capabilities across the Gulf and Middle East region.
Landlords have a duty to repair the structure and exterior of premises, which includes the supply of water, gas, electricity and sanitation where the landlord knows or ought to have known about the defect. Repairing obligations continued unchanged throughout lockdown and remain. Tenants should report repairs as early as possible so landlords can take appropriate action.
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 UK has seen us ranked as a ‘top-tier firm’ in nine practice areas.
It is estimated that extreme weather events cost the world US$150 billion in 2019. In Canada, insurers are facing mounting pressure to re-evaluate traditional products which often insufficiently respond to the property losses experienced by their insureds as a result of natural disasters such as the recent hail storm in Calgary which led to estimated losses of $1.2bn.
Case review 22-05-2020
This recent Scottish decision confirms that insureds must provide fair presentation of all material risks prior to the commencement of a policy of insurance to ensure that coverage will be provided and any failure to this will enable an insurer to void the policy.
We are delighted to confirm the promotion of thirteen lawyers to our partnership across practice areas including commercial, employment and healthcare, as well as specialist areas of insurance and liability that include cyber, property and construction, professional liability, travel, abuse and fraud. Eight of those promoted are based in the UK, with four in the US and one in Australia. Our worldwide partner count is now 264.
Is coronavirus contamination considered property damage in the context of business interruption insurance?
As countries around the world work hard to mitigate the health impact from the evolving coronavirus crisis (COVID-19), businesses remain concerned about the potential financial impact on them.