Andrew Kennedy succeeds in clinical negligence trial examining causation and the scope of duty - May 2019
Andrew Kennedy has a practice that focuses primarily on clinical negligence and regulatory and disciplinary law, and the public law aspects of these areas. He has a wide experience of clinical negligence representing both Claimant and Defendant principally in complex or high value claims. In the regulatory field, he has been involved in some of the most significant and high profile GMC enquiries in the last 10 years, and has appeared before all of the major regulatory bodies in the healthcare field. In addition, he undertakes personal injury work and professional negligence work arising from his primary areas of practice.
Andrew Kennedy has been recommended for a number of years by the principal legal directories.Clinical Negligence
Andrew Kennedy is recommended as a leading junior in Clinical Negligence. He recently succeeded in Pomphrey v Secretary of State for Health and another (2019) an important clinical negligence trial examining causation and the scope of duty.
“Excellent. He is very detailed and shows a lot of consideration. He’s got a very quick mind and is very courteous.” (Chambers & Partners 2020)
‘He has a brilliant brain.’ (Legal 500 2018)
“Very bright, very articulate and very well prepared. He has a very confident manner about him and a very detailed knowledge.” “Measured and calm. He’s very easy to work with and achieves excellent results.” (Chambers & Partners 2019)
“He has an excellent medical knowledge.” “Very authoritative.” (Chambers & Partners 2018)
‘A consummate gentleman whose manner belies a tough and incisive barrister.’ (Legal 500 2018)
“Hugely experienced and adopts a very thorough approach to a case.” (Chambers & Partners 2017)
Andrew Kennedy is recommended as a leading junior in Professional Discipline.
‘He has a brilliant brain.’ (Legal 500 2019)
“Ultra-reliable. He is one of the most experienced senior juniors in professional discipline. He is very calm and very measured.” “A pleasure to work with.” (Chambers & Partners 2020)
“He has experience of defending General Medical Council cases.” (Legal 500 2018)
“He’s a genius, he gets brilliant results and has the ability to turn challenging cases around.” “Andrew grabs the case by the scruff of the neck; he knows the tribunals well and knows how to handle them.” (Chambers and Partners 2017)
‘Charming, effective and impeccable in his judgement.’ (Legal 500 2017)
The Liability of Private Hospitals & Clinics: Lessons from the Paterson Litigation - Nov 2018
1COR Annual Professional Discipline Seminar - Jun 2017
Henry Witcomb, Andrew Kennedy and Jeremy Hyam listed in the Chambers & Partners list of top 100 Junior Barristers - Dec 2013