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Kennedys has appointed partner Andrew McGahey as regional managing partner for EMEA following a global structure review. Andrew, who is the managing partner of our Dublin office, joined Kennedys in 2018 as part of a broader team hire from US firm Mayer Brown in London.
We are pleased to again report a record turnover of £264m, an increase of 11% on the previous year (£238m).We have also increased the number of fee earners globally by 10%, taking the firm’s overall headcount to in excess of 2,300
In this blog we explore sentiment analysis and the different approaches of two off-the-shelf sentiment analysers, Vader and TextBlob. While these analysers can be good for a quick solution for a sentiment analysis use case, they sometimes fail to produce reliable results for certain use cases and scenarios.
Contracts for the supply of goods or services (including construction contracts) frequently contain provisions seeking to limit the quantum of liability for breach by the vendor or contractor. A liquidated damages clause is a familiar example of such a provision.
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.
Kennedys Partner Celine Abi Habib Kanakri, Senior Associate Laurice Elten and Chartered Legal Executive Kelsey Evans recently contributed to the nineteenth edition of Lexology Getting the Deal Through's Dispute Resolution guide. In it, they discuss the structure of the civil court system in the UAE and the difference between onshore and offshore UAE courts.
It is common for construction contracts to contain provisions specifying that entitlements to, for example, extensions of time and/or additional payment will be lost unless intimated within a specified period of time. But what happens if, for any reason and by any margin, the deadline is not complied with?
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.
Sustainability in the Middle East - transitioning to a lower carbon economy by building smart cities?
Imagine a city where you land in the airport from your flight, walk through and be taken on a high-speed underground only a short ride from the city centre. The facial recognition software inbuilt into the system already knows where you’re going – so an auto-shuttle picks you up to take you to your hotel. No need to check-in – the hotel already knows it’s you and you can sign into the room. The city has no cars, no streets and no carbon emissions. Everything you need is within walking distance.