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News 12 mai 2023
Kennedys in Australia promotes liability partner
Kennedys has promoted liability claims specialist Emily Unger to the Australian partnership.
News 2 mai 2023
Kennedys’ global partner count passes 300 as firm adds a further 20 in annual promotions round
We are delighted to announce the appointment of a further 20 partners in our annual round of promotions, taking the total to 316 worldwide.
News 21 abr 2023
Best Lawyers Australia 2024
Congratulations to the 18 partners and lawyers who have been recognised by their peers in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers Australia and Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch”, both published in the Australian Financial Review.
Article 22 dez 2022
Construction and building claims in Australia and beyond - a year in review
The legislative regime for construction and building legislation in New South Wales is currently undergoing a major overhaul with the proposed introduction of three new Bills designed to improve the regulatory framework and create end-to-end accountability for those who participate in the building and construction industry. In this article, we look at the proposed changes in conjunction with the key trends and issues in construction and building claims emerging across the Australian States and overseas.
News 18 nov 2022
Kennedys ranks in latest Doyle's Guide for leading insurance firms and lawyers
November's publication of the 2022 Doyle's Guide directory covering all Australian states has seen Kennedys continue its ranking success.
Article 28 out 2022
Further changes ahead for the construction industry in NSW
In 2020, the NSW Government implemented significant reforms focused on creating clear lines of accountability for defective building work. The reforms include the introduction of a statutory duty of care owed by ‘persons’ who carry out ‘construction work’ to take reasonable care to avoid economic loss caused by defects (Statutory Duty).
News 13 jul 2022
Kennedys opens new Brisbane office as part of strategic expansion
Kennedys has announced the latest phase of its Australian expansion, opening a new office in Brisbane led by respected insurance partner Stephanie Cook.
Report 13 jul 2022
Rewriting the risk: Addressing the challenge of climate change
Our latest global report finds that the insurance industry has a central role in building wider understanding about climate-related risks and in mitigating against those risks.
News 23 jun 2022
Global growth for Kennedys continues
We have reported our highest ever revenue of £286m, up 8% from £264m* the previous year. The most significant growth came in North America, where revenue was up 24% to £55m, following a continued growth period fed by work from new and existing clients, a series of lateral hires and the opening of a new office in Delaware.
Case review 16 mai 2022
Closing the class – the Full Federal Court of Australia does not close the door but provides further guidance
In this article we consider the decision of Parkin v Boral Limited (Class Closure)  FCAFC 47, which has given some clarity confirming the power of the Federal Court of Australia to allow notices of class closure upon approval of a settlement by the court.