Criminal Defence/Advisory/Road traffic law


This involves preliminary advice in all types of case, minor or major, very urgently if appropriate, and includes advising persons who are in Garda custody, on a 24 hour a day basis. arrow

Sexual offences including pornography


Any person who is under suspicion for these very serious offences is strongly advised to contact a Partner for legal advice without delay. arrow

HSA and other Regulatory investigations


This includes investigations carried out by the Health and Safety Authority, the Office of Corporate Enforcement, and other similar specialist bodies. The potentially drastic consequences of such investigations require early legal advice. arrow

Financial crime


This encompasses Revenue investigations, Customs and Excise, Criminal Assets Bureau, and Garda Bureau of Fraud investigations, and includes advice on the seizure and freezing of cash and other assets. arrow

Extradition/European Arrest Warrant cases


International agreements between States provide for the transfer of certain persons between those States to stand trial or serve sentences of imprisonment, when a request is made by one State of another.arrow

Judicial Review/Civil Proceedings


This area of activity involves all civil actions undertaken against the Government, including Constitutional cases and claims against State bodies, such as An Garda Siochana. arrow

Human Rights and Mental Health law


Under this heading we include Prison law, actions for prisoners’ rights, cases taken on behalf of former and current prisoners and psychiatric patients claiming wrongful detention. arrow

Professional Misconduct


This encompasses acting for members of professions who are being investigated by their regulatory bodies. arrow

Tribunals of Inquiry


The firm has significant experience in this highly specialist area of legal activity. arrow

Defamation actions


Every person is entitled to their good name and reputation, and if they have been publicly identified and maligned, they are entitled to redress. arrow

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