Peter Kearney

Peter KearneySolicitor – Community Care

Peter qualified as a solicitor in 2012 and joined Ridley & Hall in September 2015.

Peter specialises in providing advice and representation to adoptive parents. He is a passionate advocate for ensuring that adoptive parents get the support they need.

Peter also represents family carers advising them on obtaining the support they need and ensuring that they get the right legal status. He has developed a particular expertise in helping carers obtain special guardianship orders.

A former elected local councillor, Peter has a real understanding of how local authorities work and uses this knowledge to advise clients on the most effective way of challenging a local authority.

Outside of work, Peter enjoys exploring the nearby Peak District and is kept busy as a trustee of two charities.