Kennedys recognised as a leading firm in The Legal 500 UK 2024

We are pleased to announce that The Legal 500 UK 2024 results have reconfirmed Kennedys’ strength as a leading law firm in the UK market. Along with being positioned as a top-tier firm in 13 practice areas, an impressive 171 Kennedys lawyers have now been recommended within the guide.

These rankings reach across the spectrum of Kennedys’ expertise and services, such as insurance and reinsurance, clinical and professional negligence, commercial litigation, construction, employment, healthcare, finance, real estate and environment, personal injury, and transport and travel.

This year, seven Kennedys partners have been listed in the elite Hall of Fame, which recognises lawyers at the top of the profession. 31 partners received the accolade of Leading Individual, 16 partners have been named within the Next Generation Partner category, alongside 13 Kennedys lawyers ranked as Rising Stars.

Kennedys are an excellent firm which provides a first-class level of service to its clients. All practitioners see the big picture and think strategically.

These rankings reflect the comprehensive analysis undertaken by The Legal 500's legal directory research team. Along with robust assessments of law firm submissions, they also conduct interviews with thousands of clients across the country to gauge their opinions on both firms and individual lawyers that they've worked with.

Not only are we delighted to have received such high praise for our practice areas and teams, we are pleased that so many of our lawyers have been recognised individually. This demonstrates both their breadth of expertise, along with how valued they are to our clients, who play a key role in informing The Legal 500 results.

For the full rankings, please see The Legal 500 website.

Top tier firm rankings:

  • Clinical negligence: defendant (London)
  • Clinical negligence: defendant (East Anglia)
  • Health and safety (London)
  • Health and safety (North West)
  • Insurance and reinsurance litigation (London)
  • Personal injury: defendant (London)
  • Personal injury: defendant (North West)
  • Personal injury: defendant (South East)
  • Personal injury: defendant (West Midlands)
  • Personal injury and clinical negligence: defendant (Northern Ireland)
  • Professional negligence (North West)
  • Professional negligence (West Midlands)

Our lawyers recommended in the elite ‘Hall of Fame’ list are as follows:

Our lawyers recommended in the ‘Leading individuals’ list are as follows:

Our lawyers listed in the ‘Next Generation Partners’ list are as follows:

Our lawyers listed in the ‘Rising stars’ list are as follows:

The Legal 500 UK is a leading guide to law firms across the United Kingdom. The rankings are based on a series of criteria that highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is based on feedback from clients, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.

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