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Kennedys has appointed partner Sarah-Jane Dobson to its growing international products law practice. Sarah-Jane, who joins from Cooley LLP and will be based in Kennedy’s London office, specialises in litigation and regulatory matters relating to product safety, product compliance and product liability.
Case review 15/12/2020
Further to our previous update, on 11 December 2020, the Supreme Court dismissed Mastercard’s appeal against Walter Merricks. This landmark decision takes us a step closer to the granting of what would be the largest group action in the history of England and Wales.
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.
Kennedys has announced that partners Victoria Clucas and Bill Evans have moved from London to Dubai as part of the firm’s plans to strengthen its capabilities across the Gulf and Middle East region.
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.
When countries with well-developed health systems scrambled to purchase life-saving ventilators at the start of the COVID-19 crisis it illustrated just how serious the pandemic would be. Working on a war footing, governments from France to Germany, the UK and the US asked industry to produce ventilators and personal protective equipment at speed.
Best practice is slipping in clinical trials as the scientific community races to respond to Covid-19. Chubb and Kennedys consider the risks that are emerging as a result and how they can be mitigated.
Case review 13/07/2020
Product liability and the CPA: failure to consider product risks and benefits is all risk and no benefit
On 3 July 2020, Lambert J handed down judgment in the long standing Seroxat group litigation, Bailey and others v GlaxoSmithKline.
As smart devices become more and more integral to our personal day to day lives, the cyber-security risks to our data and privacy are also becoming more personal.