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Our expert knowledge of our chosen industries means we're the best people to help you navigate its challenges, today and tomorrow.

We are a fresh-thinking firm, and are not afraid to bring new ideas to the table beyond the traditional realm of legal services. We combine talent, innovation, specialist technology and commercial perspectives to create the best outcomes for every one of our clients.

We are proud to be consistently recognised by leading industry commentators and directories, and to be commended by our clients around the world.


The 2023 Gracechurch London Market Insurance Law Monitor

Between December 2022 and April 2023, Gracechurch Consulting interviewed a representative sample of 129 claims professionals working for London Market insurers and asked them to rate the law firms they deal with across a variety of areas, including service quality, market leadership and international coverage.

The result is a truly independent report, benchmarking the law firms that serve the London Insurance Market.

Kennedys’ highlights

  • Ranked as the market leader in the insurance sector
  • Ranked first for overall client service quality
  • Ranked first across 14 individual service metrics, performing particularly strongly on international coverage, strong teams and insurance expertise
  • Has the highest number of lawyers in the market nominated by respondents for delivering outstanding service in the last 12 months  - 26 lawyers nominated
  • A market-leading 94% of respondents said they had used Kennedys in the last 12 months

Legal directories

United Kingdom

Chambers UK 2023

Kennedys recognised as a leading law firm in Chambers UK 2023 solicitors guide

21 practice area rankings

9 Band 1 rankings

53 lawyers ranked/recommended within the guide

11 Band 1 Lawyers

6 Associates to Watch

3 Up and Coming Lawyers

Kennedys has an established team of high-quality and experienced lawyers who are always innovating and looking at new trends and strategy.

Asia Pacific

Chambers Asia Pacific and Greater China 2022

Chambers Asia-Pacific and Chambers Greater China 2022 rankings: success for Kennedys across the region

countries ranked: Australia, Greater China, Singapore and Thailand

10 practice area rankings

Band 1 ranking

17 Notable Practitioners/recommended lawyers

Eminent Practitioner

Band 1 Lawyers

Up and Coming Lawyer

They are market leaders - experienced people who know what they're doing.


Chambers Europe 2022

Chambers Europe 2022 rankings: Kennedys recognised across the region

countries ranked: France, Denmark, Ireland and Spain

practice area rankings

Notable Practitioners/recommended lawyers

Associate to Watch

Up and Coming Lawyer

Kennedys is a global titan in insurance.

Latin America

Chambers Latin America 2023

Top rankings for Kennedys in The Legal 500 and Chambers Latin America 2023

countries/jursidictions recognised: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Kennedys' Miami hub for Latin America and the Caribbean

practice area rankings

Band 1 ranking

13 Notable Practitioners/recommended lawyers

Band 1 Lawyers

Associates to Watch

Kennedys lawyers are truly experts in the field of insurance and reinsurance.

United States

Chambers USA 2021

Kennedys achieves excellent rankings in Chambers USA 2021

practice area rankings

Band 1 ranking

Notable Practitioners/recommended lawyers

1 Band 1 Lawyer

The go-to for big litigations…they come up with new ways to solve problems rather than going through the same old process.


British Legal Technology Awards

Runner-up | 'Most innovative Law Firm of the Year'

British Legal Technology Awards

Runner-up | 'Kennedys IQ Technology Venture of the Year' with The AA

Insurance Times tech and innovation Awards 2023

Winner | 'Technology Partner of the Year' – Claims: Kennedys IQ Bronze winner with The AA

LMG Life Sciences Awards EMEA 2023

Winner | ‘Impact case of the year’

Zywave Cyber Risk Awards Gala 2023

Winner | Judy Selby for ‘Cyber risk lawyer of the year’

Insurance and Reinsurance Association Awards 2021

Winner | Liam Bedford for ‘Young Professional of the Year’

Managing Partners’ Forum Awards 2020

Winner | ‘Best New Solutions for Clients’

Winner | ‘Best in Client Theme’

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020

Winner | ‘Innovation in strategy and digital transformation’ for Kennedys IQ

The Legal Business Awards 2019

Winner | Nick Thomas for ‘Managing Partner of the Year’

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards 2019

Winner | ‘Innovation in the business of law - new products and services’

Highly Commended | ‘Innovation in the business of law - data, knowledge and intelligence’

Standout Finalist | ‘Innovation in the business of law - managing and developing talent’

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