Mr Justice Peter Kelly retires as the President of the High Court after nearly 50 years of service with the Courts
Photograph: Nick Bradshaw
King’s Inns would like to wish Mr Justice Peter Kelly a happy retirement as he leaves his post as the President of the High Court this evening, Wednesday 17 June 2020.
Mr Justice Kelly is a distinguished alumnus of King’s Inns with a long career and is admired by many. He was elected a bencher of King’s Inns in E1996 and is a Trustee and ex officio member of the Council since his appointment as High Court President. Mr Justice Kelly has been a visiting lecturer and speaker to King’s Inns sharing his knowledge and experience with many students, members and the wider public.
Mary Griffin, CEO and Under Treasurer of King’s Inns said:
“Mr Justice Peter Kelly is a true gentleman. He always took a balanced approach with his direction, advice and judgements working alongside his colleagues to do what was right for public service. We thank him for his guidance and commitment to aspire to the highest standards and also for his valued service as a King’s Inns Trustee and member of the Council.
We wish him well as he starts the next stage of his life.”