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The appointments of Gavin Henderson and Daniela Fusi, both formerly Clyde & Co (Scotland) partners, takes the total number of fee earners to 23 across our offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, with more new fee earners expected to join in the coming months as we enjoy another record year.
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.
A summary of key developments including the NHS litigation reform inquiry, Liberty Protection Safeguards, the Health and Care Bill, the Assisted Dying Bill, and an updated clinical negligence protocol in Northern Ireland.
Kennedys is recognised as a top-band firm in the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers across the UK.
We are pleased to have boosted our Israel office with the appointment of Ilana Bar, one of the country’s most respected corporate insurance and institutional entities lawyers.
The Australian Federal Department of Health (the Department) is considering amendments to the Health Insurance Act 1973 (the Act) to alter the powers of the Director of Professional Services Review (PSR) to enter into agreements with corporate entities that are found to have engaged in inappropriate practice.
On 29 November 2017, Victoria became the first state in Australia to pass legislation allowing terminally ill Victorians to end their life. Four years on from Victoria’s introduction of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (VAD Act), Australia has demonstrated greater support for VAD, with most Australian jurisdictions making plans to introduce similar legislation or being well underway.
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.
From the Insurance Post Claims and Fraud summit 2020, in this video James Shrimpton, Partner at Kennedys, focuses on the legal basis for Covid-19 infection claims, current medical research, the impact of the pandemic on other injury claims and whether we will see a flood of infection claims.
Kennedys is celebrating 20 years in Hong Kong, and is also moving to new offices.