Kieran’s legal career spans over 30 years and started in 1983 when he took a position as an outdoor clerk at national law firm Wansbroughs Willey Hargrave.

Kieran joined national firm Russell Jones and Walker and later Leeds firm Ison Harrison in 1992. He was instrumental in establishing their Road Traffic Accident department which rapidly grew in size under his leadership. Whilst employed by the firm he decided to complement his vocational skills with formal qualifications; he studied and eventually passed the ILEX exams before embarking on the solicitor qualifications. He obtained the CPE and LPC qualifications by correspondence, the former from the De Montford University in Leicester in 2001, the latter from the College of Law in York in 2004. Kieran qualified as a solicitor in November 2004.

Kieran joined Kidd and Spoor in July 2023.

From 2007 to 2018 he was a member of the Management Committee of the Motor Accident Solicitors’ Society (MASS) as Regional Co-ordinator for the Yorkshire region. Kieran was also the MASS representative for The Financial Conduct Authority Claims Management Regulatory Consultative Group.
Kieran is involved in the general management of the firm, advising on matters of legal compliance.