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Ms Jenny Kennedy
Injury and medical claims.
Jenny Kennedy is a Partner on Anthony Gold’s Injury and Medical Claims team. A complex brain, spinal and amputation expert, Jenny is well known for representing foreign national clients injured in the UK as well as British nationals injured abroad. She settled the first reported case involving indexation of periodical payments to a foreign jurisdiction and secured a verdict of unlawful killing before a UK Coroner for the family of a mother killed whilst on holiday In South America.
Described as “one of the most respected PI claimant lawyers in the country” her expertise includes dealing with all the associated elements of catastrophic injury litigation and managing the needs of clients with issues associated with significant head injury.
She has a medical background, having qualified as a psychiatric nurse, and her clinical negligence expertise includes a wide range of claims of complexities with a special interest in psychiatric and orthopaedic injury cases.
Former psychiatric nurse (RMN); co-author of ‘PI Practice’ Buchan Kennedy & Woolf (Butterworths Lexis Nexis); co-author of ‘Kemp & Kemp: Personal Injury Law, Practice and Procedure’; co-author of ‘Litigating Psychiatric Injury Claims’ David Marshall, Jenny Kennedy and Rehana Azib (Bloomsbury Professional).
Law Society Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Panels; on recommended list for Spinal Injuries Association and Headway.
Playing piano, horseriding, long distance running.
Lawyer Rankings(Hall of Fame)
Jon Nicholson heads the personal injury team, which is described by one client as a ‘go-to choice for personal injury work in central London’, at Anthony Gold Solicitors LLP. Multiple team members are on the Law Society Personal Injury Panel, and the workload includes such technically difficult and sensitive matters as psychiatric injury; employment cases involving stress at work; amputation cases; multi-trauma and catastrophic injuries; road traffic accidents; and traumatic brain injury in adults and children – the last of these areas is one of particular specialism for Jackie Spinks. Notably, in 2021, the firm’s managing partner David Marshall, ‘one of the finest injury solicitors working today’, led and succeeded on Stansfield v the BBC, one of the most significant injury cases of that year. ‘Leading light in this field’, Jenny Kennedy, is another standout in the team, specialising in complex brain, spinal and amputation injuries, with a strong reputation for representing foreign nationals injured in the UK, a specialism shared by Ian Peters. Recently promoted partner Samuel David is one to watch in the team, as is catastrophic injury specialist Adam Dyl .
The team at Anthony Gold Solicitors LLP is led by Jon Nicholson, and has a reputation for succeeding in claims made by internationally-based clients regarding the negligence of private healthcare practices; said cases are often of value in the multi-millions and involve particular consideration of cultural variation. The team has a reputation for handling catastrophic injury cases, including failed diagnoses or surgical negligence leading to complex brain functionality issues. Many members of the team have medical backgrounds – including expert in surgical, cardiac and emergency medical cases Ali Malsher and the ‘awe-inspiring’ Jenny Kennedy, who is well known for representing foreign nationals injured in the UK and vice versa. A particular standout for his recent work is ‘renaissance man of clinical negligence’ and ‘star in the field’ Jock Mackenzie.
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