- Recommended lawyer for 'Insurance (Mexico)'
"Mike Hennesy has a comprehensive knowledge of insurance law and the market in general. His knowledge and attentive 24/7 availability makes him stand out from the competition."
The Legal 500 Latin America 2021
- “I think he's quite forward thinking, nice, short to the point reports. He's quick to the mark and a good advocate.”
The Gracechurch London Market Insurance Law Report 2019
Mike is the founding partner of the Mexico City office as well as the Head of Large or Complex Claims and Reinsurance for Mexico.
Mike joined Kennedys in 2011 on relocating to Miami from London. Originally from Mexico, he is an English qualified solicitor and a Mexican qualified lawyer and commenced his legal career with a leading law firm in London in 2006. He is one of Mexico's foremost legal experts in insurance matters. He specialises in insurance and reinsurance coverage advice and dispute resolution and has vast expertise in Latin America and more particularly in Mexico.
As the Head of Large or Complex Claims and Reinsurance, Mike is the key contact on large or complex claims and reinsurance matters in Mexico in all industry sectors including liability, energy, property including business interruption and advance loss of profits, mining, marine, aviation, directors & officers, errors & omissions, catastrophic risks, engineering risks and operational policies in Mexico.
Mike regularly speaks at industry events and publishes on matters concerning the insurance industry in Mexico and the Latin American region. He is a native English and Spanish speaker and also works in Portuguese and French.
- Qualified in England and Wales in 2008