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We are delighted to announce our second ‘Innovator of the Year’ award as we continue to recognise and reward colleagues’ efforts to transform legal services.
Firms face some major challenges in today’s competitive marketplace. Dogged by recruitment and retention issues, not to mention the rising expectations of clients, a good reputation has never been more important. But it’s no longer just about the service you provide but what you bring to the table in terms of environmental, social and governance considerations (ESG).
For the first time, Prince Charles opened parliament on 10 May 2022, setting out the government’s agenda and economic plans for the next session. The overarching themes were to cut EU red-tape in the post-Brexit era, deliver on levelling up and improve national safety and security. Here, we provide a summary of 16 of the bills under these themes.
We are pleased to announce our technology operation Kennedys Kognitive Computing, in India, has more than doubled its office space as it continues to grow its development team.
Last month, Kennedys hosted an exclusive afternoon with Billy Monger, also known as Billy Whizz, a successful young British driver with race-winning success in Ginetta Junior and British F4, to talk about his accident, rehabilitation and life afterwards. In this article, we delve into Billy’s story, and discuss some key takeaways for claims professionals in relation to amputee rehabilitation.
Kennedys leads consortium awarded funding for £1.2m project to tackle growing threat of reputational risk
A consortium led by Kennedys have been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop groundbreaking software able to identify and assess reputational risk.
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight key legal and regulatory developments, and provide an overview of 12 topics to watch under four main topic groups which insurers and corporates should consider as they plan for operational resilience in the new financial year.
A summary of key developments including the UK Government’s plans to reform the Human Rights Act, the Civil Justice Council’s interim report on pre-action protocols, latest CPR updates, the newly announced discount rate in Northern Ireland, and a new anti-terror duty following the Government’s response to the ‘Protect Duty’ consultation.
Our global liability and defence group brief, Navigating the global liability defence agenda, was created with our clients in mind. With our legal footprint spanning across 24 countries, our lawyers have first-hand knowledge of global issues impacting our clients. We wanted to provide a snapshot of interesting legal issues we are seeing and share some takeaways we expect will resonate cross jurisdictionally.
The consequences of being even 1% liable when two or more defendants are at fault – the doctrine of joint and several liability
Many defendants who get sued for causing or contributing to an accident in the United States hold the false belief that their exposure is limited to their own percentage of responsibility. However, they often learn, much to their surprise, that despite their seemingly nominal responsibility for the accident, they are liable for the full amount of the judgment pursuant to the doctrine of “joint and several liability.”