Darren Kelly Director

Darren Kelly

01773 744 744
Darren Kelly is based at our Ripley office


Commercial and Litigation

Darren is the Head of our Dispute Resolution team and has over 20 years’ experience in Dispute Resolution.

Darren qualified as a Solicitor in 1999 after reading Law and undertaking the Legal Practice Course at the University of Sheffield. He worked for a time as a legal clerk before joining Ellis-Fermor & Negus in 1998 and completing his training contract. He became Partner in 2007 and Director in 2012 after the firm’s incorporation.

Darren’s main areas of work are Employment Law, Dispute Resolution, Landlord & Tenant and Estate Disputes including but not limited to Contentious Probate. Darren supervises the other Solicitors in his Dispute Resolution team. The Dispute Resolution team are in turn supported in their work by other teams in Commercial, Commercial and Residential Property, Private Client and Family.

Darren attends St. Werburgh’s in Derby. He is married with three children and in his spare time, he enjoys song-writing, performing live as a singer/ blues guitarist.

Main Areas of Work