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Kennedys appoints new business development and marketing chief from Hogan Lovells to drive further growth
We have appointed a new chief business development and marketing officer. Karen Snell, formerly of Hogan Lovells where she worked for almost 20 years, will set the agenda for all activity, overseeing a network of more than 65 colleagues worldwide.
Kennedys appoints its first head of responsible business
We have appointed our first head of responsible business to help the firm achieve its ambitious sustainability goals. Kate Hursthouse is former senior manager for responsible business at Slaughter and May, where she spent the past 11 years developing and overseeing the firm’s work to integrate responsible business into the firm’s operations, as well as building its community, diversity and inclusion, and pro bono programmes.
Kennedys appoints four partners across Latin America in annual promotions round
We are delighted to announce the appointment of four new partners in our latest annual round of promotions across Latin America.
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.
Marine and logistics report 2023: trends and future risks
In this report, we examine the priority topics that insurers in the marine and logistics sectors need to consider to ensure business resilience.
It's our world, and here's how we're collaborating to make a difference in celebration of Global Goals Week
Global Goals Week is well and truly underway and through our Responsible Business Programme we are continuing to support the UNSDGs and incorporating the principles of the UN Global Compact into our local and global initiatives.
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.
Spotlight on LATAM: construction sector embraces opportunities for technology, innovation and surety post-pandemic
COVID-19 brought new opportunities for technology and innovation and a heightened awareness of ESG (environmental, social and governance) to the LATAM construction sector. We reflect on how this will impact the treatment of sureties in the region and the implications to insurers and construction professionals.
The risks of translated strike clauses when dealing with claims for delay
The Latin America region has been particularly affected by social instability in recent times. As a result of this volatile landscape, insurers have found themselves dealing with an increase in claims relating to cargo damaged as a result of strikes. In this article, we look at the associated risks of translating strike clauses, and how ambiguities and disputes can often arise as a result.
Navigating the global liability defence agenda
Our global liability and defence group brief, Navigating the global liability defence agenda, was created with our clients in mind. With our legal footprint spanning across 24 countries, our lawyers have first-hand knowledge of global issues impacting our clients. We wanted to provide a snapshot of interesting legal issues we are seeing and share some takeaways we expect will resonate cross jurisdictionally.