Kennedys merges with Danish firm as part of Scandinavian expansion
UK-based insurance specialist Kennedys is merging with a Danish law firm on 1 January, the same date on which it enters into association agreements with practices in Norway and Sweden.
The firms are Advokatfirmaet Erritzoe in Denmark. Kogstad Lunde & Co in Norway and Advokatfirman NorelidHolm in Sweden. Speaking of Scandinavia, Kennedys senior partner Nick Thomas said: 'The region is a major user of insurance products.'
The Danish practice is a four-partner, 12-lawyer firm in Copenhagen and was founded in 2005. Kennedys says that the Danish firm 'already acts for a large number of global and domestic insurers on higher-value/complex claims, including public liability, directors and officers, professional indemnity and as counsel for leading C20 companies.' The Norwegian firm is a a six-partner, 10-lawyer practice in Oslo, while the Swedish one is a two-partner, eight-lawyer firm in Stockholm. Source: Kennedys