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FOD

Kieran Kelly

Partner

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation, Media Law

Profile

In 2000 , having been litigation partner of a large Dublin firm , Kieran set up a niche practice specializing in business litigation with emphasis on Media law, the first specialised media law practice in Ireland. After 19 years in buisness , the practice merged with FOD, with the business continuing to grow as these areas of law get more complex.

The practice handles defamation issues , both pre and post publication and broadcast, privacy, confidentiality, internet , regulatory and intellectual property issues. Kieran represents and advises the largest media organisations on the island of Ireland, and are instructed by national and regional newspaper industry ,magazine publishers , online news providers, all the major book publishing houses, and video producers . Kieran has been involved in commercial litigation in all the Superior Courts . Almost uniquely in the profession , Kieran has represented the interest of clients before every statutory Tribunal of Investigation held in the State since 1991 .

Kieran is a member of:
- University College Dublin Law Society of Ireland
- Law Society of Ireland
- Law Society of England
- Wales Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

In what spare time Kieran has , he reads for leisure with a liking for Raymond Chandler, follows soccer and rugby , having retired from under age rugby coaching after 15 enjoyable seasons.

Kieran Kelly

Partner

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation, Media Law

Profile

In 2000 , having been litigation partner of a large Dublin firm , Kieran set up a niche practice specializing in business litigation with emphasis on Media law, the first specialised media law practice in Ireland. After 19 years in buisness , the practice merged with FOD, with the business continuing to grow as these areas of law get more complex.

The practice handles defamation issues , both pre and post publication and broadcast, privacy, confidentiality, internet , regulatory and intellectual property issues. Kieran represents and advises the largest media organisations on the island of Ireland, and are instructed by national and regional newspaper industry ,magazine publishers , online news providers, all the major book publishing houses, and video producers . Kieran has been involved in commercial litigation in all the Superior Courts . Almost uniquely in the profession , Kieran has represented the interest of clients before every statutory Tribunal of Investigation held in the State since 1991 .

Kieran is a member of:
- University College Dublin Law Society of Ireland
- Law Society of Ireland
- Law Society of England
- Wales Dublin Solicitors Bar Association

In what spare time Kieran has , he reads for leisure with a liking for Raymond Chandler, follows soccer and rugby , having retired from under age rugby coaching after 15 enjoyable seasons.