Kelly graduated from Northumbria University with a first class honours degree in Law. She joined McDaniels Law in 2008 as a Trainee Solicitor and remained with the firm following qualification. She is now a Director specialising in Intellectual Property and is responsible for the overall management of the firm.
With 23 years' experience of leading cases in all aspects of Intellectual Property in areas of Patent Law, Copyright, Design, Trade Marks and Confidential Information, Niall advises regularly on Intellectual Property Strategy, a combination of identification of rights, securing those rights in the correct place and a strategy for policing and enforcement.
Graham joined McDaniels Law in November 2015 as the Accounts Manager having previously worked at a top 100 law firm and a national specialist litigation firm. Graham is AAT part qualified, holds a widely recognised ILFM (Dip) qualification, and is currently studying on the ILFM (Associate) course. Graham has over 10 years’ experience in legal cashiering and has sound knowledge of the SRA’s accounts rules. Along with the day to day running of the firms accounts department Graham has also taken on further responsibility in assisting with the office management side of the business and also deals with any IT issues.
Adam is a Director and heads up our North West office in Carlisle. Adam previously worked for the firm before leaving to take up a position with a commercial law firm in Carlisle. He returned to McDaniels Law in December 2020 to lead on the setting up our North West office and our expansion into Cumbria.
Megan joined McDaniels Law as a Solicitor Apprentice in September 2017. She is part of the first intake of solicitor apprentices, an innovative new route to qualification as a solicitor. Before joining McDaniels Law Megan was studying for A-Levels at St Joseph’s Academy where she achieved an A* in Law while working part-time.
After finishing her A-Level exams in English Language, Law and Sociology Tori joined McDaniels Law on a Business Administration Apprenticeship in September 2021. In March 2023 she successfully completed her Business Administration Apprenticeship (Level 3).