Our People Neil Kelly


Neil Kelly is very experienced, and his degree of care about cases is second to none.


Described in Chambers UK as ‘an outstanding advocate of construction and contract law’, Neil specialises in advising employers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, suppliers and their insurers in the construction sector. Reflecting his involvement in the Construction Sector, Neil was made an Honorary Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in 2007 and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) in 2012.

In April 2016, the Chartered Institute of Building presented Neil with its Open Award for services to the Construction industry. Neil is a past Chairman of the Scottish Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and Convener of the Adjudication Society, Scottish Region.

Neil was inducted to the Legal 500's Hall of Fame in 2018.

He is ranked in Band 1 for Construction in Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession 2023.

  • Legal Expertise
  • Construction