Scott Kennedy

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Scott Kennedy

Principal

About Scott

Scott has 23 years of experience, advising on contractual indemnities, third-party damage under Industrial Special Risk, machinery, delay-in-start-up and liability policies, business interruption, saturated soils and LEG exclusions.

Scott’s experience has seen him rank highly in the Australian Financial Review’s Best Lawyers list in the Construction/Infrastructure category since 2014 and quoted “leads on construction and engineering work” in the Legal 500 Guide.

Scott has in-depth specialist expertise, superior client service, and his understanding of the insurance market is demonstrated through partnering with Australia’n insurers and a number of Lloyd’s syndicates. Working with a variety of clients has given him a deep understanding of clients’ needs and business drivers which allows him to provide acute technical advice with a commercial focus on all claims.

Scott also works closely with insurers, brokers and customers to proactively manage risk to reputation and protect his client’s brand.

For 10 years, Scott was Managing Partner of Curwoods Lawyers. Under Scott’s leadership, the firm achieved:

  • 2016 and 2017 Australasian Law Awards – Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year finalist
  • 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards – Insurance Team of the Year finalist, Legal Support Person of the Year finalist, and BD Professional of the Year winner.

The firm’s vision to continually improve the service to clients has now transitioned to his position of Head of Insurance at a McCabe Curwood. His role is to lead the insurance team to develop and maintain mutually beneficial and long-term relationships with clients.


Expertise

Casualty

Professional Indemnity

Property, Construction and Energy

Product Liability and Recall

Recoveries

Transport

Qualifications & Associations

Dip Law (LPAB) 1995

Member of The Executive Connection

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