Criminal Defence

C. S. Kelly & Co. have a large, busy and long established Criminal Law Department defending all criminal prosecutions ranging from minor matters for example road traffic and fraud offences, theft, public order in the District Court to serious indictable crimes such as sexual assault, rape, fraud, robbery.

In the Circuit Court, we are involved and help in all stages of the process from advising our clients prior to attendance at a Garda Station, advice whilst in Garda custody, representation in Court and bail applications.

One of our Managing Partners, Ciaran MacLochlainn, has established a particular reputation under the Road Traffic Legislation involving drink driving and dangerous driving.  Ciaran has an impressive track record regarding the specific area in representing his clients.  It is vital in such matters that your Legal Representative is capable, experienced and up to date with legal developments and changes in the legislation to ensure that your interests are fully protected and that you have confidence in your representation.

Even when a charge is relatively minor we pride ourselves in providing clear advices at all stages and the best service possible.

All of our Criminal Law Solicitors are registered in the Criminal Justice Free Legal Aid Panel and can represent eligible clients who may have been charged with a crime covered in the Legal Aid scheme.  In this event those eligible will have their legal costs covered by the State.  We will be in a position to advise of a clients potential eligibility for this financial assistance and assisting with the necessary paperwork for the application for free Legal Aid.

If you have any query in relation to this area and would like us to contact you in the strictest of confidence, please contact us by email or phone.