Our Legal Team


Geraldine Kyne B.A., A.I.T.I.

 gkyne@kennedykyne.ie

Geraldine Kyne obtained a degree in European Studies; Law and German, from the University of Limerick in 1994. She qualified as a Solicitor in 1998.

During her legal training, Geraldine worked as a legal research student with a commercial law firm in Germany. Having qualified as a Solicitor, Geraldine spent a year in Australia working as an Assistant Solicitor with one of the top Five Law firms in Australia.

Geraldine has also successfully completed the Law Society Property taxation course and has been awarded the Diploma In Property Taxation. She is also an Associate of the Institute of Taxation, an award which is recognised as the pre-eminent qualification for Tax professionals in Ireland.

Geraldine is fluent in both German and French.

Professional Qualifications:
– Awarded degree in European Studies; Law and German. (University of Limerick) 1994.
– Qualified as a Solicitor 1998.
– Diploma In Property Taxation 2003.
– Associate Institute of Taxation 2010.
– Diploma in Commercial Law 2013

Within the firm, in addition to general legal practice, Geraldine manages all property transaction in addition to taxation, commercial contracts and administration of Estates.

Richard Kennedy, B.A., L.L., B Solicitor, FCi. arb

 rkennedy@kennedykyne.ie

Qualified as a Solicitor in 1980. His practice and experience is in general practice with an emphasis on Litigation, Commercial Law and dispute resolution.

In March 1999 he was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

He is a member of the Mediators Institute of Ireland.

In 2005 he appointed as a Tribunal Chairperson for the newly formed Mental Health Tribunals under the Mental Health Act 2001 and regularly chairs such Tribunals.

In addition he has extensive experience as Presiding Officer of the Board of Enquiry under the Garda Síochána Disciplinary Regulations for the purpose of hearing Garda disciplinary matter and also as Arbitrator panel member and Chair of the Dispute Resolution Authority, which is a body formed to hear and arbitrate on disputes arising within the G.A.A. the premier sporting body within Ireland.

In addition to general legal practice, Richard works mainly in the areas of law which impact on businesses, such a contract matters, dispute resolution and litigation. He is now a Consultant to the firm.