As McConnell Kelly celebrates a quarter century of being one of Northern Ireland's leading criminal law firms, the company is looking forward to an exciting future, including the development of new services for its customers. The firm initially gained a reputation in criminal defence work and litigation but now enjoys an enviable reputation in other areas including conveyancing, probate, family law, judicial reviews and human rights law.
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Fergus McConnell has been at the forefront of civil litigation in Northern Ireland for over 30 years. Having received his LLB Honours degree from Brunel University, with experience of working for the DPP, NI Court Service and BP, he returned home and met Pat Kelly, who would become his business partner for the next 25 years.
Pat Kelly has had an illustrious career and is acknowledged by his peers as being amongst the leading criminal lawyers in Northern Ireland. After studying at University College Cardiff, he returned to Northern Ireland. After working as an assistant solicitor in a city centre practice, he founded McConnell Kelly & Co with Fergus McConnell.
Darren Duncan is one of the most successful solicitors in Northern Ireland, as rated by his clients and his enviable track record of case successes. Joining McConnell Kelly around a decade ago, Darren took the reins of the firm's Bangor office as Director in 2006 - but works in courthouses right across Northern Ireland.
Jonathan Burke studied law at Queens University Belfast and entered the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Belfast, between 2001 and 2003. He has been a criminal lawyer for more than 12 years incorporating all aspects of the criminal justice system from police station to Court of Appeal cases.
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