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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.
On 28 March 2019, the government launched a consultation on the extension of fixed recoverable costs in cases worth up to £100,000. The consultation sought views on a number of recommendations made by Sir Rupert Jackson in his ‘Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Supplemental Report Fixed Recoverable Costs’ published in July 2017, with the government aiming to take forward most of his recommendations.
Following the publication of The Legal 500 UK 2022, we are proud to announce that the firm has once again achieved impressive rankings and recognition within the latest guide to leading law firms and lawyers.
Case review 2021-09-28
The Supreme Court of Victoria has delivered its first judgment under Victoria’s new contingency fee regime following applications by two plaintiffs for 'group costs order' (GCO) which, if allowed, would have permitted the plaintiffs’ law firm to receive 25% of any award or settlement.
Commercial recoveries and enforcement: how the change in UK enforcement rules may affect you and your business this autumn
The relaxation in restrictions that currently prevent companies from being wound up by creditors for non-payment of a debt (in certain circumstances), under emergency COVID-19 legislation, comes to an end on 30 September 2021.
Understanding the political direction of travel at a country level is increasingly significant for businesses operating across international borders. This report demonstrates how salient macro-political issues are among grassroots communities, providing businesses and their insurers with a clear understanding of emerging risk to enable long-term sustainable operations.
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.
Ambitious proposals contained in a recent tripartite paper by the Department of Justice, the Office of the Lord Chief Justice, and the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunal Service, have revealed plans for significant investment in the Northern Ireland justice system.
Case review 2021-05-25
Mutual recognition and assistance in cross-border insolvency proceedings between mainland and Hong Kong
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.