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Kennedys reaffirms commitment to diversity and inclusion agenda, as a global partner of 2021 Dive In festival
We are delighted to again be a global partner of Dive In, the international festival for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in insurance and an initiative of Inclusion@Lloyd’s.
Kennedys is implementing a hybrid working policy which will allow people to work from home up to 40% of the time.
The highly anticipated Lacrosse Appeal judgment was handed down in early 2021 providing some guidance for construction professionals around the requisite standard of care and the availability (or, more accurately, the unavailability) of the peer professional opinion defence for building surveyors responding to claims arising from the use of combustible cladding in Australia.
Case review 04/06/2021
Sharma by her litigation representative Sister Marie Brigid Arthur v Minister for the Environment [27.05.21] - Valiant teenagers led by Sister Marie Brigid Arthur have successfully asserted climate duty where there was “nun” before - forgive the pun.
Kennedys has promoted ten lawyers to its partnership. Four of those promoted are based in the UK, with six in the US. Kennedys’ worldwide partner count is now 280.
Kennedys has today announced the latest phase of its expansion with the launch of a new office in Perth, Australia. It is the firm’s 43rd office and second new office opening so far this year.
Case review 23/04/2021
On 10 March 2021, in Wigmans v. AMP Limited & ORS the High Court of Australia dismissed an appeal from the NSW Court of Appeal regarding the court’s response to competing plaintiff applications to stay one or more open class representative proceedings commenced under Pt 10 of the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW) (CPA).
Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) has appointed Kennedys to its new legal claims panel to provide advice on the management of large and complex claims across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.
Congratulations to the 12 Kennedys lawyers that have been recognised in the Best Lawyers in Australia 2022 edition, with our lawyers achieving 15 individual recognitions in total.
The Healthcare team at Kennedys in Melbourne is delighted to announce its appointment as preferred legal services partner to the Australian Medical Association in Victoria (AMAV).