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After 197 countries signed the Paris Agreement in 2015, there has been a call for industries to solidify proposals to tackle climate change. Additionally, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has amplified the effects that these industries have had on the environment.
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
Kennedys is warning the Government that it has a number of obstacles to overcome if the UK is to realise its ambition to be at the forefront of emerging autonomous vehicle technology.
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.
Case review 29-09-2020
No time for Maritime: NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal affirms no jurisdiction to hear maritime claims
The Appeal Panel of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) has confirmed that the Tribunal does not have jurisdiction to hear a maritime claim, which includes a claim arising out of an agreement that relates to the carriage of goods by a ship.
The bidding process to become one of the UK’s new freeports is expected to be launched soon, with the successful applicants to be confirmed in the first half of 2021.
The Australian arm of global insurance and litigation law firm Kennedys today announced the promotion of 10 lawyers to new senior roles, in the largest-ever group of promotions for the firm in Australia in a single year.
US Commission issues interpretive rule on demurrage and detention charges – possible relief for shippers
On April 28, 2020, the US Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) issued an interpretive rule on demurrage and detention charges under the Shipping Act 1984.
We consider some recent decisions addressing issues including: limitation of liability for marina or dock operators; who is the ‘operator’ of a vessel; parties’ obligations under a chain of letters of indemnity and; interpretation of maritime contracts according to the US Supreme Court.
A Kennedys acaba de divulgar os seus resultados financeiros relativos ao ano de 2019/2020. A Firma inglesa, que tem representação em Portugal desde 2011, reportou uma faturação recorde de £238M (aproximadamente €265M), o que corresponde a um acréscimo de 9% face aos 12 meses anteriores.