Mr Anthony Kelly is a solicitor-advocate (civil and criminal) with Taylor & Kelly, Court Solicitors, in Coatbridge. He is Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal, Social Entitlement Chamber and is a visiting professor at the University of Strathclyde. He has lectured widely on the subject of human rights in Scotland and internationally. He was until recently the Chair of JUSTICE, Scotland. In the most recent Chambers directory Mr Kelly was awarded a star ranking. A 'Star' ranking is given to lawyers with exceptional recommendations in their field. Mr Kelly was appointed to the Board in July 2014.