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Case review 29 nov 2021
In the wake of the COP26 conference and the potential for further climate change litigation, we look at the recent Court of Appeal decision of Jalla & Anr v Shell International Trading & Anr [29. 09.21] which considered the extent to which representative actions may be allowed in mass environmental tort claims.
Article 29 nov 2021
In the latest episode of Insurance Post TV, experts across the insurance sector preview the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, which took place from 31 October until the middle of November.
Article 24 nov 2021
Insurers have the opportunity to help drive global change but they cannot do it alone, blogs Kennedys partner Fleur Rochester.
Article 22 nov 2021
London Market casualty insurers are continuing to experience increased notifications for climate change related claims. It is likely that this increase will prevail in light of the Glasgow Climate Pact at COP26 which asks countries to “accelerate efforts towards phasing down unabated coal power”.
Report 19 nov 2021
Climate change presents numerous business risks and associated environmental liabilities. A significant number of businesses made transition declarations at the recent COP26. This will only increase the growing pressure on businesses to adapt their business models as part of climate transition plans. Assessing the impacts on businesses in the shape of financial, legal, and reputational risks places climate change at the top of the global board room agenda.
Article 11 out 2021
In this article, we set out the likely impact of the new regulatory watchdog and the new risks for businesses. We also look to the future of UK environmental regulation and enforcement.
News 8 out 2021
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
Report 3 ago 2021
Understanding the political direction of travel at a country level is increasingly significant for businesses operating across international borders. This report demonstrates how salient macro-political issues are among grassroots communities, providing businesses and their insurers with a clear understanding of emerging risk to enable long-term sustainable operations.
News 12 jul 2021
Kennedys continues to deepen its bench of offerings with the addition of partner Judith A Selby to its New York office.
News 29 abr 2021
Kennedys has boosted its newly relocated office in Manchester with the hire of regulatory partner, Nathan Buckley, from Clyde & Co. Nathan specialises in regulatory defence work, particularly corporate manslaughter/gross negligence manslaughter, health and safety, environment and motor crime investigations and prosecutions, together with inquests across all industries.