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Andrew McGahey and Aoife Ryan of Kennedys examine the Representative Actions for the Protection of the Collective Interests of Consumers Bill 2022. The EU Representative Actions Directive (EU) 2020/1828 is to be transposed into Irish law by 25 December 2022, with effect from June 2023. The Directive

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Kennedys, which has an office in Belfast, has reported its highest ever revenue, £286 million, up eight per cent from £264m the previous year. The most significant growth came in North America, where revenue was up 24 per cent to £55m, following a continued growth period fed by wor

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Dublin lawyer Martina O'Mahoney has been promoted to partner at global law firm Kennedys as part of the firm's largest-ever promotions round. The firm has appointed 22 new partners – more than twice as many as last year – bringing its total worldwide partner count to 293. Of the new part

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Global law firm Kennedys has announced the appointment of its first-ever legal directors in Dublin and Belfast as part of a record promotions round. Dublin lawyer Martina O'Mahoney and Belfast-based Frances Thompson and Megan Boyd have been appointed as legal directors, a new role which aims to reco

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Global law firm Kennedys has appointed Dublin-based partner Andrew McGahey as regional managing partner for Europe, the Middle East and Africa following a global structure review. Mr McGahey, the managing partner of the firm's Dublin office, joined Kennedys in 2018 as part of a broader team hire fro

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Kennedys has urged the government to establish an independent panel to advise on the personal injury discount rate based on what people actually do with their compensation. The global law firm set out its recommendations on the matter in response to a Department for Justice and Equality consultation

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Kennedys, with offices in Belfast and Dublin, has announced that its annual global salary increases will go ahead in November. The salary increases are performance-based and apply to all eligible fee-earning and business services staff.

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Kennedys, with offices in Belfast and Dublin, has launched a virtual work experience programme in an effort to ensure the widest possible pool of would-be lawyers can get a taste of legal life. The new virtual programme is being introduced as part of the firm's commitment to making access to the law

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Law firm Kennedys has urged the Northern Ireland Executive to change the way the personal injury discount rate is calculated to reflect what injured people do with their compensation in real life. The Department of Justice recently launched a consultation on how the discount rate or “real rate

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Global law firm Kennedys, which employs over 30 people in Dublin, has reported record turnover of £238 million (around €266 million) for the financial year 2019/20, a nine per cent increase on the previous 12 months as it continued to execute its growth strategy. Europe and Latin America

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Global law firm Kennedys, with offices in Dublin and Belfast, has announced the launch of a new AI-powered technology platform aimed at helping clients manage claims more efficiently. Kennedys IQ has been established as a separate, technology-driven company which combines human and machine intellige

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International law firm Kennedys, which employs over 30 staff in its Dublin office, has announced the appointment of its first global managing partner. English lawyer Suzanne Liversidge takes up the role and will work alongside recently re-elected senior partner Nick Thomas on the strategic and opera

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