About Us

About UsWe are a four Partner firm, established in 1979 by Mr. William J. Kennedy Senior Litigation Partner and State Solicitor for County Galway West. Mr. John B. Fitzgerald joined the practice in 1984 and became a Senior Partner in 1996. Ms. Sinead Curtis and Ms. Sinead Fitzpatrick joined the practice in 1996 and 1997 respectively and became Partners in 2004. Ms. Anita Moran joined the practice in 2007.

William Kennedy

Mr. Kennedy is the founding partner and Senior Litigation Partner. He has also been the State Solicitor for County Galway West since 1979 and it is for this reason that we do not act in Criminal Defence cases. Mr. Kennedy has over 30 years experience in all areas of Litigation and in particular Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Negligence Litigation. In the past 2 years alone he has dealt with a number of High Profile Personal Injuries and Medical Negligence cases resulting in multi million euro settlements or awards. In addition, Mr. Kennedy has significant experience in Defence Litigation and Family Law. Mr. Kennedy is a member of the State Solicitors Association of Ireland, The Law Society of Ireland and the Galway Solicitors' Bar Association of which he is a former President.

Jack Fitzgerald 

Mr. Fitzgerald BCL AITI joined the firm in 1984 and became a Partner in 1996. He is the Practice Manager and has over 25 years experience in Commercial Transactions, Commercial Litigation and Commercial dispute resolution. He has acted for both Plaintiffs and Defendants in a broad range of commercial disputes in areas such as Company Law, Contract, Insurance and Probate. He has extensive expertise in Conveyancing (Commercial, Agricultural and Residential), Insolvency and Debt Recovery, Landlord and Tenant Law, Licensing, Wills, Probate and Estate Planning and Corporate Restructuring. He is a graduate of UCC and a member of the Law Society of Ireland and of the Galway Solicitors' Bar Association. Mr. Fitzgerald is also an Associate of the Institute of Taxation of Ireland.

Sinead Curtis

Ms. Curtis BA LLB obtained an LLB from NUI Galway in 1996 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2000. She has been with the Firm since 1996 first as a Trainee Solicitor, then as an Assistant Solicitor and was appointed Litigation Partner in 2004. Ms. Curtis has over 16 years experience and expertise in Injuries Board claims and Personal Injuries Litigation, Medical Negligence, Family Law, Employment Law, General Litigation and Dispute Resolution. Ms. Curtis is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and of the Galway Solicitors' Bar Association.

Sinead Fitzpatrick

Ms. Fitzpatrick BA LLB obtained an LLB from NUI Galway in 1996 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2001. She joined the firm in 1997 first as a trainee solicitor, then as an Assistant Solicitor and was appointed Conveyancing Partner in 2004. She has over 15 years experience in Conveyancing (Residential, Commercial and Agricultural). She also has extensive expertise in Landlord and Tenant Law, Wills, Probate and Estate Planning, Insolvency and Debt Recovery, Licensing, Employment law District Court matters and litigation involving any of the above areas. Ms. Fitzpatrick is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and of the Galway Solicitors' Bar Association.

Anita Moran

Ms. Moran B. Corp. Law LLB is a graduate of NUI Galway where she obtained an LLB in 1999 following a Degree in Corporate Law in 1998 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2003. She trained and worked in Dublin for a number of years before moving to Galway and joining the Firm in 2007. Ms. Moran has extensive experience in Conveyancing (Commercial, Residential and Agricultural), Landlord and Tenant Law, Wills, Probate and Estate Planning, Licensing, Insolvency and Debt Recovery District Court Matters and litigation involving any of the above areas. Ms. Moran is a member of the Law Society of Ireland and the Galway Solicitors' Bar Association.


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Kennedy Fitzgerald Solicitors
The Waterfront, Bridge Street,
Galway, Ireland. DX: 4549
T: 091-562060/1
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Kennedy Fitzgerald Solicitors