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Kennedys

AVENIDA INSURGENTES SUR 1524 PISO 10, INT PO-06, COL CRÉDITO CONSTRUCTOR, DEL BENITO JUÁREZ, ZC 03940, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO
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www.kennedyslaw.com

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Mexico

Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 3

Kennedys

Another practice that has the benefit of being part of an international network, Kennedys’ 15-strong Mexico City team handles claims and litigation defence across all insurance risks, such as general liability, construction, property and energy, aviation, marine, financial lines (including D&O, E&O and professional indemnity), life and health, and medical malpractice, for clients including Chubb, Zurich, Allianz, QBE, AXA, Tokyo Marina, Probitas 1492, BNP Paribas, Cardif, and Fidelitas Global. The team is valued for its ‘professional attention', offering 'the right advice in large losses' and its 'timely manner’. Mexican-born Michael Hennessy heads the team; qualified in England & Wales, he is in the process of qualifying in Mexico; support comes from Venezuela-qualified senior associate David Gonçalves, who heads the recoveries department.

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Legal Developments in Mexico

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