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Kiera Riddy

Barrister (Associate)


+44 (0)330 045 2474


Kiera is based in the firm’s Exeter office and has recently completed pupillage under the supervision of Luke Berry. Kiera has appeared in courts across the country dealing with work as varied as court of protection, inquests, property disrepair and teacher regulation. 

Kiera’s court appearances, both in person and virtually, include tribunals, inquests and procedural hearings through to final hearings.  Alongside a busy court diary, Kiera drafts court documents and advises clients across the full field of the firm’s work.  

Prior to commencing pupillage, Kiera worked as a construction and property litigation paralegal where she assisted in a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious matters including rent arrears claims, land disputes and architectural negligence claims. Kiera is currently a senior member of the Valuation Tribunal for England and Wales and regularly hears appeals relating to council tax banding, rateable values and business rates. 

Featured experience

Teachers Regulation Agency

Acted for the Teachers Regulation Agency in multiple disciplinary hearings arising from breaches of teaching standards. Acted in multiple cases arising from inappropriate relationships and sexual misconduct.

Court of Protection

Acted for an Integrated Care Board on proceedings concerning supported living placements and the restrictions authorised to support care.


Acted for multiple public bodies in inquests arising from prison death, inpatient death and death in a care facility.