Damian Kelly



Mobile: +61 424 067 184

Special Skill: Makes a pretty mean eggplant parmigiana.

Damian is a Solicitor with the Pacific Legal Network, and while having been admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 2019, he has been a staple at PLN since 2016 assisting in both small to large-scale commercial transactions. Damian has experience advising some of the leading financial institutions and telecommunications companies in the Pacific region, as well as extensive expertise in advising on commercial structuring and regulatory considerations across a variety of sectors, including telecommunications, finance, shipping, aviation, renewable energy and resources, and hospitality. 

Damian also has experience in mergers and acquisitions and conducting due diligence on a variety of complex transactions, focussing his time on assisting small to large enterprises and high net worth individuals establish and expand their businesses across the Pacific Islands.

Damian takes great pride in engaging with businesses and people across the Pacific Islands, having obtained on-the-ground experience working closely with a range of clients, including small businesses, listed entities, intergovernmental organisations, state-owned enterprises and government bodies. 

Damian holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Sydney and a Bachelor’s Degree in International and Global Studies, majoring in American Studies and Political Studies, setting his foundations as a global citizen.


Damian spends most of his free time organising overseas trips, preferably somewhere mountainous. When he isn’t overseas he is typically found standing in line to some popular brunch spot, followed by a quick hike.