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Kenny Henderson


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
United Kingdom
Languages English

Kenny Henderson is an experienced litigator who represents sophisticated and blue chip clients in high stakes disputes, frequently with a multi-jurisdictional element. He is solutions-oriented, and deploys litigation strategies tailored to deliver commercial objectives. He has particular expertise in regulated sectors, including pharmaceutical and technology claims.

Kenny has acted on many of the highest profile follow-on claims issued in Europe to date. Unusually, he has led matters both on the claimant and the defendant side. He is also active in the developing area of class and group actions, counselling clients both in defending claims and also on strategies for reducing overall exposure in opt-out and opt-in collective proceedings.

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"A favourite among clients, who describe him as 'both a very effective and impressive litigator, and an excellent lawyer'. Furthermore, he is 'responsive and always seeks to advance his clients' interests, as aggressively as appropriate'."

Who’s Who Legal

Kenny Henderson possesses ‘excellent judgement’, and is well versed at representing blue-chip clients in multi-jurisdictional proceedings.

Who’s Who Legal

"[he] has the ability to make complex things understandable."

Chambers and Partners

"able to use his knowledge and experience to cut through the issues."

Chambers and Partners

"[he is] resourceful [and has] vast cross sectoral experience."

Legal 500

Relevant experience

  • A global electronics company in defending high profile follow-on damages claims across a range of alleged cross border infringements.
  • Household name companies in recovering losses incurred by the anticompetitive behaviour of indirect suppliers.
  • A global pharmaceutical company in a licensing dispute, concerning the life cycle management of a key product.
  • A technology company in a dispute concerning access to business-critical computer source code.
  • A range of clients in seeking and defending urgent interim relief.
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2000 – Law, LL.B., University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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