News and Events - Brendan Kelly QC


22nd Aug 2018News

Brendan Kelly QC Secures Acquittal in ‘Pack’ Murder

After a 10-week trial, Brendan Kelly QC secured the acquittal of Denis Kijakovski who was allegedly involved in the murder of Latvian national Albert Volkausks. On September 24 2017, Volkausks was lured to a house in Boston, Lincolnshire where he was attacked by 7 men. The vegetable picker was was found with life threatening injuries in the […]

20th Apr 2018News

Acid Attacker Cleared of Murdering Nurse

Following a 6 day trial, the murder charges against Brendan Kelly QC‘s client, 19 year old Xeneral Webster have been dropped. Webster had been involved in a fight with two other male teenagers when he produced and opened a bottle of sulphuric acid. The substance was knocked out of his hand, spilling on nurse Joanne Rand […]

28th Mar 2018News

Brendan Kelly QC Successfully Represents International Rugby Player Paddy Jackson

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson has been cleared of rape. Brendan Kelly QC represented Paddy Jackson who, alongside fellow rugby player Stuart Olding, denied raping a woman in Jackson’s house in the early hours of 28 June 2016. Blane McIlroy, who was accused of exposure, and Rory Harrison, who was charged with perverting […]

1st Nov 2017Newsletters

Hong Kong: Asia’s FinTech Hub

Perhaps best known to most of us as the technology that allows us to use our smartphones for mobile banking, financial technology (“FinTech”) is ‘a new financial industry that applies technology to improve financial activities.’[1] With global FinTech investment reaching $22.3 billion in 2015[2], it is one of the most rapidly growing industries of the […]

21st Sep 2017News

Brendan Kelly QC represented Suzie Best in her application for a Horse Training Licence

Suzie Best’s application for a licence, following her husband’s  suspension as a Trainer, was eventually granted last week. Jim Best, her husband, has completed his period of suspension but had indicated an intention to withdraw from training. His yard was renowned and had enjoyed in excess of 200 winners prior to his suspension. Jim Best was […]