2011, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
2009, Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/Bachelor of Laws (Monash University)
Kieran specialises in criminal defence and prosecution before judges and juries, care and protection, regulatory prosecutions, inquests and commissions of inquiry and intentional torts. He has appeared as an advocate in superior and inferior courts, including appellate courts. He accepts briefs to appear in all Australian courts and tribunals, including in regional and remote locations.
Kieran draws on the extensive knowledge and experience he gained as a solicitor at the Office of the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions and the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions. During that time, Kieran spent almost five years working on high profile and complex prosecutions including tax fraud and money laundering, violent crime, sexual offences, drug offences, child pornography, and extradition proceedings.
Kieran has also worked as a Senior Research Officer at the Judicial Commission of New South Wales, where he built on his experience as a solicitor to gain an in-depth understanding of developments in criminal law in New South Wales.
2018-2019, Solicitor, Office of the NSW DPP
2016-2018, Federal Prosecutor, Commonwealth DPP
Member, NSW Bar Association
Member, NSW Society of Labor Lawyers
2016-2020, Contributor, NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, “Legal Tweaks”
2019, Editor, NSW Society of Labor Lawyers, “Legal Tweaks” “Appellate authority on the role of the Prosecutor”, Criminal Law Journal 42 (3) 2018, pp- 186-190
Admitted to practice 2012