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Kennedys

5TH FLOOR, 35 NEWHALL STREET, BIRMINGHAM, B3 3PU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0121 214 8000
Fax:
Fax 0121 214 8001
DX:
13043 BIRMINGHAM
Web:
www.kennedyslaw.com
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West Midlands: Human resources

Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

Kennedys is 'a powerful force' that is 'hard-working' and 'effective' that has a strong reputation in defending HSE and local authority prosecutions. James Shrimpton  leads the team and is 'razor sharp in this area' and 'not afraid to stand up to regulatory authorities'. Also recommended is solicitor Ruth Sheret, who is  'a formidable negotiator' and 'a first class litigant'.

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West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant
Personal injury: defendant - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

Kennedys represents global and UK insurers where its ‘great knowledge coupled with its professionalism produces very favourable results’. Practice head Ian Davies  has extensive experience in motor accident claims, and is ‘widely respected’ and ‘very well liked by insurers’. Mark Walsh also focuses on motor accidents and is ‘a tremendously able solicitor’ and ‘a very skilled operator’. James Shrimpton is an expert in leisure industry claims and most notably advised on the civil claims that stemmed from the crash at Alton Towers on the Smiler ride in 2015. Robert Wallace has notable expertise in chronic pain cases and is ‘very well respected’ and possesses ‘a sensible approach to his cases having acted for claimants and defendants in the past’. Philippa Craven handles occupational disease cases and provides ‘excellent knowledge and advice’. James Shrimpton handles cases predominantly in the public sector.

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Professional negligence
Professional negligence - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

The 'excellent' Kennedys works on both the defence and coverage of professional indemnity matters. Practice head Eamon Mooney focuses primarily on construction-related issues and is 'very commercial' and 'thorough'. He recently defended a firm of accountants on a group action that alleged the operation of tax avoidance schemes.  He also advised on alleged negligence from a construction firm stemming from structural steelwork issues on a residential buildings project. Patric Rouendaal is also a key figure, with notable expertise in professional indemnity defence claims against solicitors and surveyors.  Insurance coverage expert Robert Welfare is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Eamon Mooney - Kennedys

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