Stephen Kirwan explores the potential impact of the decision of the European Court of Human Rights in Camara v Belgium on the approach of the Irish authorities to the accommodation of international protection applicants. In the first case of its kind, the European Court of Human Rights recently gran
KOD Lyons has promoted Katie Dowling to associate in the Dublin-based firm's criminal law department. Ms Dowling's work includes representation in Blanchardstown and Trim courts, Garda station detention cases, prison and extradition applications and private criminal law advices.
Eoghan O'Sullivan of KOD Lyons considers the circumstances in which players can cross the line on the pitch and end up before the criminal courts. This year's season of GAA games saw some exciting and amazing displays of athleticism from the best that our counties have to offer in both hurling and f
Dublin firm KOD Lyons Solicitors has announced the promotion of Eoghan O'Sullivan to associate. Mr O'Sullivan has practised as part of the human rights firm's criminal defence, juvenile justice and child care law departments since 2017.
A hardy team of lawyers from Dublin firm KOD Lyons have smashed their €4,000 fundraising target after completing the Ring of Kerry Charity Cycle 2022. The five-man team of partner Matthew De Courcy, solicitors Eoghan O'Sullivan and Ken Breen, legal assistant Vincent Doherty and intern Cian O'Su
Children's rights solicitor Gareth Noble has backed a new campaign aimed at securing suitable primary and secondary school places for autistic children in Dublin 15.
Human rights law firm KOD Lyons has announced the promotion of Stephen Kirwan to partner. Mr Kirwan, who joined the firm in 2013, leads the Dublin-based firm's immigration and international law team.
Human rights law firm KOD Lyons has announced a new legal partnership with Irish autism charity AsIAm. The partnership will allow the charity to launch a new in-house legal advice clinic, with services provided by solicitors at KOD Lyons.
Family lawyer Ken Breen has joined human rights firm KOD Lyons in Dublin. Mr Breen brings over 25 years of experience to the firm, having qualified as a solicitor in 1995 after graduating from the University of Limerick.
Two asylum seekers who were refused permission to exchange their foreign driving licences for Irish ones have succeeded in a High Court challenge. The legal challenge, led by solicitor Stephen Kirwan of KOD Lyons, centred on whether the asylum seekers could prove they are "normally resident" in Irel
Staff at KOD Lyons are close to meeting their €7,000 fundraising target after a coast-to-coast cycle from Dublin to Galway in aid of Solas Project and Rainbows Ireland.
Dublin firm KOD Lyons has welcomed three new interns as part of its partnership with DCU School of Law and Government. The new interns, Rachel McAuliffe, Leon Broderick and Gráinne Gilmore will be with the firm for the academic year.
Prominent family lawyer Marion Campbell has joined KOD Lyons after more than 10 years in private practice. Ms Campbell, who will head the firm's family law team, has practised as a solicitor since 1976, working at the Legal Aid Board for two decades and most recently leading Marion Campbell Solicito
A leading childcare lawyer has paid tribute to legal professionals and courts staff for being "responsible and responsive" in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Gareth Noble, partner at KOD Lyons, told Irish Legal News that new court policies and practice directions introduced in recent days "hav
Stephen Kirwan, solicitor at KOD Lyons, explores the pitfalls and uncertainties remaining under Ireland's gender recognition laws. On July 15th 2015, the Irish Government passed the Gender Recognition Act 2015. The Act gives transgender people full legal recognition of their preferred gender and all