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The European Commission has recently published a landmark proposal for a legal framework that will regulate, and even ban, certain AI systems.
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.
The publication, adoption and now statutory implementation of the Personal Injuries Guidelines is the culmination of long debated reform of personal injury claims in Ireland.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated technological change in the Administration of Justice. Many routine direction hearings and interlocutory applications are now conducted remotely. However, there is a backlog in civil trials involving witnesses. Now, in certain circumstances, fully remote civil trials are being conducted.
A summary of the latest global developments in the employment space including a case review of the Supreme Court decision of Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake [19.03.21], a comparison of the treatment of the COVID-19 vaccination in the US, Denmark, India and the UK, remote working to be legislated in Ireland, Australia’s Fair Work Commission which can now determine general protections dismissal applications and the introduction of the Employment Amendment Ordinance 2020 in Hong Kong.
In this global update Kennedys' medical malpractice specialists from 16 jurisdictions across the globe discuss the operational and digital response of healthcare organisations and providers, to the pandemic.
Case review 2021-02-22
Murphy v HSE, a recent Court of Appeal decision, confirmed the correct legal test for the renewal of a Summons under Order 8 RSC, whereby it is now sufficient for the plaintiff to demonstrate “special circumstances” to justify the renewal.
The fourth edition of our most popular guide for claims handlers has launched, helping empower insurers, third party administrators, corporates and their claims teams to become less reliant on their lawyers
This report examines the key features of the Directive of the European Parliament and of the European Council on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers and its wider impact on consumer-led litigation across Europe, including comparative insights into national class action mechanisms in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, France, Portugal, Spain and Ireland.