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We are pleased to again report a record turnover of £264m, an increase of 11% on the previous year (£238m).We have also increased the number of fee earners globally by 10%, taking the firm’s overall headcount to in excess of 2,300
Welcome to the latest edition of Logistics: Bite-Size Insights, where we consider the impact of the government’s Clean Air Zones on hauliers and if autonomous vehicles are the answer to the green haulage dilemma. We also provide a check list to avoid disputes over incorporation of terms.
Kennedys has continued its growth in the Middle East with the opening of a new office in Muscat, in the Sultanate of Oman. This office opening is in response to client demand for a presence in Oman, and sees Kennedys become the only international insurance-focused law firm in the country.
Welcome to the first edition of Logistics: Bite-Size Insights, our newsletter focusing on all things haulage-related, providing oversight of current developments and topics of note in the industry.
Kennedys has promoted ten lawyers to its partnership. Four of those promoted are based in the UK, with six in the US. Kennedys’ worldwide partner count is now 280.
Kennedys has today announced the latest phase of its expansion with the launch of a new office in Perth, Australia. It is the firm’s 43rd office and second new office opening so far this year.
On 19 March 2021 the government published its Briefing Paper on its Freeports Policy following the announcement that eight successful freeport location bidders in England had been chosen to progress to the next stage of the process. This article develops some of the issues raised in our September 2020 thought piece “Does UK’s freeports plan offer a post-Brexit trade solution?” and considers some of the issues and continuing uncertainties surrounding the anticipated governance of the successful freeports.
We are pleased to announce that the publication of the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa has seen us build on our 2020 achievements.
We have advised that minimum safety standard for an autonomous vehicle (AV) should be above that of the “average” human driver as to do anything less than this is to risk public confidence in this emergent technology.
The way in which people and goods travel is changing rapidly. As a new era of transport continues to unfold, Kennedys is here to keep you up to date on the latest developments and what they mean for you and your business.