E&L Kennedy – for help when you need it

E & L Kennedy was established in the 1890’s and has been giving advice and acting for private and corporate clients ever since. We are a small firm and pride ourselves on the personal service we provide to all our clients. Centrally located in Belfast with car parking nearby, we will give a free and without obligation initial interview for up to thirty minutes and can give you details of our very reasonable costs.

About Us


Peter O’Rourke qualified as a solicitor in 1984 having obtained his Honours Law Degree from Queen’s University Belfast and has been with E & L Kennedy since then.

He became a partner in the firm in 1989 and sole principal in 2005. His work is mainly house conveyancing, accident claims, wills and probate. He is a member of The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.


Caoimhe obtained an Honours Law degree from Queen’s University Belfast and went on to study at The Institute of Professional Legal Studies at Queen’s where she obtained a Distinction in her professional qualification in 2005.  Caoimhe has also obtained a Masters with Commendation in Criminal Justice in 2008.  Caoimhe has valuable experience in defence litigation, employment law, conveyancing and medical negligence law, probate and licensing.

Caoimhe is also a member of the Children's Order Panel.

Gráinne obtained her Law Degree from Queen's University Belfast in 2003 and went on to complete the Legal Practice Course in The College of Law in Chester. Gráinne completed her Training Contract with Meldrum's Solicitors, a specialist criminal defence firm in North London. Gráinne was admitted as a solicitor in 2008 and has vast experience in criminal defence, prison law and family law. Having successfully completed the police station accreditation scheme at The University of Cardiff, School of Law, she is also a fully accredited police station legal representative