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In recognition of the firm's specialist expertise and dedication, Michael J. Staines & Company Solicitors was awarded the title of "Criminal Law Firm of the Year" at the Irish Law Awards in 2012, 2014, 2017 and most recently at the  Irish Law Awards 2019. The firm has been shortlisted in this category every year since the inception of the Awards in 2012. Aoife Corridan, Partner was also awarded the title of "Young Lawyer of the Year" at the Irish Law Awards 2015.


The firm is recognised throughout the industry for its expertise in criminal defence. Our practice spans all criminal courts from the Special Criminal Court and Central Criminal Court to the District Courts. We deal with the defence of murder and sexual offence trials and with less serious criminal charges including thefts and breaches of public order. 


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Our team of criminal solicitors can help and advise you if you have been accused of a criminal offence. Our criminal lawyers are available to give immediate legal advice.


Leading Criminal law firm in Ireland


We have over 30 years’ experience in representing our clients at what can be a very difficult time in their lives. Our award winning criminal lawyers are skilled advocates, experienced in providing expert advice from the outset. Our specialist criminal defence solicitors can provide you with clear and reliable advice on your rights and options, even if you have been arrested and detained for questioning in a Garda station. If you are charged with a criminal offence or summonsed to appear in court, our criminal lawyers will be on hand to advise, guide and represent you from the start to the finish of your case in the criminal courts, including any appeal.


Our criminal defence solicitors are available to represent our clients throughout the country.


If you would like to know if one of our criminal defence lawyers can help, please contact the office today for clear, professional legal advice.



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