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Kennedys

VENTANA HOUSE, 2 CONCOURSE WAY, SHEAF SHREET, SHEFFIELD, S1 2BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0114 253 2000
Fax:
Fax 0114 253 2001
DX:
46628 LONDON CITY
Web:
www.kennedyslaw.com
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Yorkshire and the Humber: Human resources

Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 2

Kennedys

Kennedys ' 'extremely knowledgeable' regulatory defence team has been considered as 'outstanding' in health and safety matters. Praised for its 'excellent response times and value for money', the practice is best known for defending organisations and individuals under investigation. The team is experienced in handling matters from the date of an incident to, and including, trials. In a matter involving complex issues surrounding the liability of individual directors for the health and safety failings, it was instructed by a waste management company and its managing director in relation to a fatality, and another incident resulting in the amputation of a worker's arm. The practice is led by London-based Daniel McShee and includes the 'very approachable' senior associate Anna Naylor in the Sheffield office.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Insurance

Personal injury: defendant
Personal injury: defendant - ranked: tier 1

Kennedys

Highlighted for 'great strength in depth' and 'excellent value for money' Kennedys has been described as 'one of the best' for defendant personal injury work. Suzanne Liversidge heads up the practice which is instructed by corporates, insurers and public bodies on a range of matters. The department's motor team, led Niall Edwards, focuses on the defence of high value road traffic accident work, with Edwards being particularly experienced in handling cases of the utmost severity and complexity. The group also has a strength in disease litigation, dealing with both volume and complex claims. Cameron Clark leads the disease team and with 'impressive depth of knowledge and expertise' Helen Snowball leads a team representing local authorities on a range of claims. The firm is also highlighted for its strength in the retail sector (with clients including Arcadia Group, Costco and Debenhams), the team is instructed on employers’ and public liability work and workplace claims in this industry.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: Real estate

Construction
Construction - ranked: tier 3

Kennedys

Highlights for Kennedys‚Äô ‚Äėexceptionally strong team, which understands the industry deeply and provides effective commercial advice‚Äô include advising Airport City Limited Partnership on the redevelopment of Manchester Airport, acting for Metrojet on the design and construction of a new aircraft hangar facility at Clark International Airport in the Philippines, and assisting Fortress One with the redevelopment of eight mixed-use developments in London and the surrounding area. The practice has built on its contentious expertise expanding its transactional work for a variety of clients including Wasps Holdings, Scarborough Group and William Hare. Sarah Maylor¬†heads the department and is ‚Äėa go-to practitioner‚Äô for many clients and is supported by non-contentious-focused senior associate Helen Johnson.

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