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Terrorism (Protection of premises) Bill: briefing note
The Terrorism (Protection of Premises) Bill, also known as the ‘Protect Duty’ or ‘Martyn’s Law’, aims to keep people safe from terrorist attacks by introducing proportionate security requirements for certain public venues.
Autonomous vehicles update
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. As a new era of transport continues to unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest developments and what they mean for you and your business.
Kennedys secures top tier rankings in The Legal 500 UK 2023
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2023, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
Guidelines on key compliance requirements for the Personal Data Protection Act in Thailand
After several years of delays the Personal Data Protection Act B.E. 2562 (2019) ("PDPA") came into force in Thailand on 1 June 2022. Since then, on 20 June 2022, subordinate legislation (the "Notifications") under the PDPA was issued by the Personal Data Protection Committee ("PDPC") and published in the Royal Thai Government Gazette.
These Notifications are intended to set out the various criteria and rules, as well as much needed guidance and clarification, of some key requirements under the PDPA.
Global growth for Kennedys continues
We have reported our highest ever revenue of £286m, up 8% from £264m* the previous year. The most significant growth came in North America, where revenue was up 24% to £55m, following a continued growth period fed by work from new and existing clients, a series of lateral hires and the opening of a new office in Delaware.
Kennedys hires former top government advisor to drive forward global data transformation
We are delighted to have appointed one of the country’s leading data specialists as part of a bold new strategy which will revolutionise the way we does business.
The Legal 500 UK 2022 - Kennedys secures record number of accolades
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
Another record-breaking year for Kennedys across the globe
We are pleased to again report a record turnover of £264m, an increase of 11% on the previous year (£238m).We have also increased the number of fee earners globally by 10%, taking the firm’s overall headcount to in excess of 2,300
Kennedys again achieves multiple ‘top tier’ rankings in The Legal 500 UK 2021 rankings
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.
Another strong year of growth for Kennedys as it pushes the innovation accelerator