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Kelly Cronin

Year of call:
2017
Education:
BPTC – BPP Law School
Law LLB – Leeds Beckett University
Awards:
BPP Excellence Award
Cassell Scholarship (Major BPTC scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn)
First Oxford University Prize for outstanding achievement on the LLB
Hardwick Entrance Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)
Shelford Award (pupillage scholarship from Lincoln’s Inn)
2012
Winner of the “young person’s achievement” award, Guide Dog of the year awards

Prior to commencing pupillage, Kelly undertook the BPTC at BPP Leeds.  Whilst at BPP Kelly acted as a student advisor at the BPP Legal Advice Clinic which gave her the chance to work with real clients on a variety of civil and family matters.  She was also a finalist in the St Philip’s ADR competition.

During her LLB Law degree, Kelly was a finalist in the DAC Beachcroft Mooting Shield competition and also came third in the Herbert Smith Freehills annual advocacy competition.  She also obtained 93% in her Advocacy module in her final year.

Alongside her studies, Kelly ran her own audio-transcription business, converting witness evidence from audio and DVD formats into transcripts for solicitors and the courts.

Kelly was the three-time National Blind Tennis champion (B1 category) in 2013, 2014 and 2016, as well as being part of the National B1 Doubles champion team in 2016. She also enjoys travelling, cooking and outdoor activities.

Contact Kelly’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Daniel Highfield on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Prior to commencing pupillage, Kelly undertook the BPTC at BPP Leeds.  Whilst at BPP Kelly acted as a student advisor at the BPP Legal Advice Clinic which gave her the chance to work with real clients on a variety of civil and family matters.  She was also a finalist in the St Philip’s ADR competition.

During her LLB Law degree, Kelly was a finalist in the DAC Beachcroft Mooting Shield competition and also came third in the Herbert Smith Freehills annual advocacy competition.  She also obtained 93% in her Advocacy module in her final year.

Alongside her studies, Kelly ran her own audio-transcription business, converting witness evidence from audio and DVD formats into transcripts for solicitors and the courts.

Kelly was the three-time National Blind Tennis champion (B1 category) in 2013, 2014 and 2016, as well as being part of the National B1 Doubles champion team in 2016. She also enjoys travelling, cooking and outdoor activities.

Contact Kelly’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Daniel Highfield on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Kelly is regularly instructed in credit hire matters on the small claims track, and undertakes both Claimant and Defendant work. She has a good practical knowledge of this area of law and keeps herself up to date with all new developments.

Contact Kelly’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Daniel Highfield on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Kelly Cronin has a mixed practice which includes Family Law.  During pupillage she spent her first six under the supervision of an experienced family practitioner who specialised in TLATA and finance work.  Within her own practice, Kelly has gained experience of all areas of Family Law, but in particular Children Act proceedings (both private and public law) and Family Law Act proceedings, in particular non-molestation and other associated orders.  Kelly further completed An Introduction To The Court Of Protection course in November 2017 and has since been developing her practice in this area of work.  Her significant Civil practice assists her in Court Of Protection matters, particularly where property and finance issues arise.

During her LLB Law degree, Kelly was a finalist in the DAC Beachcroft Mooting Shield competition and also came third in the Herbert Smith Freehills annual advocacy competition.  She also obtained 93% in her Advocacy module in her final year.

Alongside her studies, Kelly ran her own audio-transcription business, converting witness evidence from audio and DVD formats into transcripts for solicitors and the courts.

Kelly was the three-time National Blind Tennis champion (B1 category) in 2013, 2014 and 2016, as well as being part of the National B1 Doubles champion team in 2016. She also enjoys travelling, cooking and outdoor activities.

Contact Kelly’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212