Our Story

We enjoy getting to know our clients and believe that this is the only way to truly understand their needs. Being our clients’ trusted advisor means that we have to be able to service all of their legal requirements in an informed and commercial way, and this is what we do.

Ken Kennedy Law Limited was incorporated on 8 February 2023 and was authorised by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority on 11 August 2023.

The firm services both private clients and small to medium size businesses.

Our mission is to become a trusted advisor to our clients by delivering a service which is solutions driven, personable and cost-effective. Our team is made up of positive people who love what they do. This means that we are always fully engaged, friendly and responsive.

Ken Kennedy – Principal

Ken Kennedy is the principal of Ken Kennedy Solicitors. Before setting up Ken Kennedy Solicitors in 2018, Ken spent ten years working for various leading Irish and UK law firms including Matheson, Maples & Calder and Gowlings WLG.

Ken has extensive experience in all residential and commercial property matters, corporate law matters including share purchase, asset purchase and all other company law matters. Ken’s main practice areas also include construction law, private client matters and civil litigation. He also has significant experience in advising on a range of personal and corporate & personal banking and finance matters.

Ken is also qualified in England & Wales and holds a master degree in Project Management.

Danny Ryan – Head of Litigation

Danny Ryan is our Head of Litigation. He brings a wealth of experience having worked for several of the leading Irish commercial law firms, including Matheson and William Fry, and was Head of Legal and Insurance at St James’s Hospital for several years.

Danny’s experience includes general litigation, Employment Law, Medical Negligence, Healthcare and Capacity Law and Coronial Law.  He also has experience in Planning Law, contentious Probate and Licensing matters and has advised clients in dispute resolution acting for both Plaintiff and Defendant.

Danny is a Barrister-at-Law and Commissioner for Oaths for Dublin; he has completed the Legal Studies Diploma with the Honourable Society of Kings Inns, is an Employed Practising Barrister within the firm and is a member of the Employment Law Association of Ireland.

Danny is also a member of the Medico-Legal Society of Ireland

Michael Hastings – Head of Finance

Michael advises on a broad range of corporate and finance-related issues. His work primarily involves acting for lenders and borrowers in relation to corporate and property acquisitions, financings and restructurings. He has acted for a wide range of banks and financial institutions, as well as alternative lenders, in relation to domestic and international loan facilities.

Michael has extensive experience of drafting and advising on loan, security and intercreditor documentation. Before joining Ken Kennedy Law, he worked as a partner in the Finance and Capital Markets Group at a Top 5 law firm in Ireland. He also lectures regularly in the Law Society of Ireland on property finance related topics

Ghazain Lehri – Consultant Property Solicitor

Ghazain qualified as a solicitor in 2015 and advises on a broad range of property-related matters. He has a particular expertise in commercial property having acted for a range of clients including hoteliers, retailers, large shipping companies, tech startups and private individuals. He has also acted for lending institutions in respect of both commercial and residential property cases.

Ghazain has worked for many central London-based law firms including Healys LLP heading their Landlord and Tenant team and prior to that, at Myers, Fletcher and Gordon working on a wide range of commercial and residential matters including enfranchisement and statutory lease extensions.