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We’re delighted to announce that our London office is to move into London’s iconic Walkie-Talkie building as part of a major workplace transformation programme.
This article provides an overview of the applicable discovery rules and recent case law addressing disputes arising from workflow platforms as well as guidance for avoiding potential pitfalls in discovery.
In this briefing, we consider the latest court decisions relating to abuse of process, duties of accountants as introducers, pre-action disclosure, policy interpretation, late notification, reflective loss principle and inducement.
Case review 07/12/2021
In Arch Insurance v Philip McCullough (Arch) , the Commercial Court considered the application of a notification condition in a public liability policy which was allegedly notified late and found in favour of Arch.
Insurers have the opportunity to help drive global change but they cannot do it alone, blogs Kennedys partner Fleur Rochester.
Kennedys is recognised as a top-band firm in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the UK.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of insurance and commercial litigation specialist Alexandra Bartlett as a partner in the firm’s Insurance group in Sydney. Alex joins Kennedys from YPOL, where she was a director.
Case review 18/10/2021
This High Court decision provides guidance to parties wishing to make an application for pre-action disclosure. Deputy Master Brightwell was clear that a request for documentation needs to be clear and focused.
Liability under California’s Invasion of Privacy Act (CIPA) expanded by California Supreme Court decision
Earlier this year, in Smith v. LoanMe, Inc., a case interpreting California Penal Code section 632.7, the California Supreme Court held that cellular or cordless phone conversations cannot be recorded by either nonparties or parties to the call without consent. LoanMe overturned a California Court of Appeal’s ruling that consent is required only if nonparties, and not the parties to the call, recorded the conversation.
One trend dominating conversation across the construction industry currently is the changes faced when procuring insurance cover.