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Kennedys recognised as a leading law firm in Chambers UK 2023 solicitors guide
Top accolades awarded to the firm in the latest Chambers & Partners guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the country.
2022 product liability and product safety forecast: trends and future risks
In this report, Kennedys experts highlight recent legal and regulatory developments in the product safety and product liability sphere, and provide an overview of the key topics and trends that are likely to impact upon corporates and their insurers in the months ahead.
Kennedys hires international products law specialist to London office
Kennedys has appointed partner Sarah-Jane Dobson to its growing international products law practice. Sarah-Jane, who joins from Cooley LLP and will be based in Kennedy’s London office, specialises in litigation and regulatory matters relating to product safety, product compliance and product liability.
Kennedys grows presence in Portugal with merger
We are pleased to announce that we have grown our presence in Portugal by merging with boutique Portuguese firm N. Maldonado Sousa & Associados. The merged firm will move into our existing Lisbon office in the centre of the city.
London Market Forecast 2019
In a global insurance environment facing change at an unprecedented rate, the London Market’s experience and expertise remains reassuringly consistent. As 2019 promises to continue down this evolutionary path, we offer our predictions on some of the London Market’s priority areas.
Israel association drives Kennedys’ EMEA expansion
We are pleased to announce that we have increased our presence in the EMEA region through an association with Israeli firm Zelichov, Ben-Dan & Co, with whom we have been working for over ten years.
The DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip litigation - Kennedys represents successful defendant in landmark product liability group action
In a landmark group action ruling, the Honourable Mrs Justice Andrews DBE sitting in the High Court has ruled in favour of the defendant, DePuy, finding that the product is not defective under the Consumer Protection Act 1987.
Kennedys secures major ruling for manufacturers and insurers in landmark group litigation
DePuy International Ltd’s ULTAMET® Metal-on-Metal (MOM) Articulation, a total hip replacement prosthesis, is not defective under the Consumer Protection Act 1987 (the Act), the High Court has ruled today in a decision likely to affect many hundreds of other claims against manufacturers of MOM hip implants in the UK and the EU generally.
Italian associate offices drive Kennedys’ European expansion
We are pleased to announce that we are increasing our European presence through a formal association with Italian firm Studio Legale Rinaldi Associati (RASS). We have been working together for over 20 years.
High Court restores balance in product liability claims, says Kennedys
The fact that a product has caused an injury does not automatically lead to a successful product liability claim, the High Court ruled yesterday in a major case where we acted for the defendant.