John Kelly



About John Kelly

John is a solicitor in the ByrneWallace Employment Team. He joined ByrneWallace in 2017 and brings to the Firm almost 20 years’ experience of working within and advising the public sector.  Prior to training as a solicitor, he worked in the Health Service Executive (HSE) where he held a number of senior management positions in healthcare and HR, including Industrial Relations and Employee Relations. While working in its Legal Department, John advised the HSE on numerous complex and high profile employment issues.

He is a member of ByrneWallace’s public sector team and has considerable expertise in public/administrative law. He regularly advises clients on fair procedures in investigations, particularly in the context of employment relationships that are governed by statute. Since joining ByrneWallace, John continues to strengthen his practice, and he now advises government departments, public and semi-state bodies, and commercial organisations.