Assault Charges Solicitor | Assault Causing Harm


Allegations of Assault and Assault Causing Harm

You may be asked by the Gardai to make a statement in relation to an allegation of assault or assault causing harm. You should always seek expert legal advice before deciding whether to make such a statement. You may need to consider whether you should be putting any defences on the record at any early stage such as self-defence. Our accomplished and award winning team are on hand to provide advice to anyone accused of assault or assault causing harm or indeed any other offences under the Non Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997.


Have you been arrested for assault?

If you are arrested and detained for questioning in a Garda Station in relation to an allegation of assault, you should seek the advice of our expert solicitors who will attend at the Garda Station and ensure that you receive appropriate, clear and concise advice. Our team are also available to remain with you while you are being questioned by Gardai.


Have you been charged with assault?

If you have been charged with assault, you should seek immediate advice from one of our specialist solicitors. Our award winning firm have a proven track record in defending allegations of assault both at trial in the Circuit Court and in the District Court nationwide and in ensuring that we achieve the best results possible for our clients. The penalties on conviction for assault can be imprisonment and a fine in addition to a permanent criminal record and damaged reputation and career prospects. To ensure your defence is a strong and robust as possible, you should seek legal advice from an assault solicitor on our team without delay.


Cases involving Michael J Staines & Company (*click on each title for link):
* Anthony Stokes to go on trial on assault charges - Irish Times, 6 October 2014
* Charges against Rhys Myers dropped - Irish Times, 5 December 2007
* Woman in late night assault avoids jail - Irish Independent, 17 February 2018