Following a number of prior careers and with a BA and LLB from Canterbury university, Fionnuala was admitted to the bar in 2007. She subsequently worked in a variety of legal firms, in Wellington and the Hutt Valley before attaing status as a Barrister Sole in 2016 and moving to the Wairarapa.

Though predominately practicing in criminal law Fionnuala also undertakes a considerable amount of family and employment law matters. She is an approved legal aid provider for criminal, family and civil matters also.


Fionnuala Mary Kelly