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Kennedys reaffirms commitment to diversity and inclusion agenda, as a global partner of 2021 Dive In festival
We are delighted to again be a global partner of Dive In, the international festival for diversity and inclusion (D&I) in insurance and an initiative of Inclusion@Lloyd’s.
Kennedys is implementing a hybrid working policy which will allow people to work from home up to 40% of the time.
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 2021-03-01
‘Speak now, or forever hold your peace’ Irish High Court rules insurer was justified in refusing cover for late notification
The decision in the recent High Court case of Moloney v Cashel Taverns Limited (In Voluntary Liquidation) & Anor [10.12.20] is a welcome addition to the body of Irish case law. The Court held that Liberty Insurance DAC (insurer) was justified in refusing indemnity to Cashel Taverns Limited (insured) as the insured was fully aware of the incident giving rise to the claim but failed to promptly notify its insurer.