Areas Of Expertise

Areas Of Expertise2021-07-19T12:14:58+01:00

Personal Injuries &
Public Interest

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KOD Lyons Child and Family Law team

Child &
Family Law

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Immigration &
International Law

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Criminal Defence &
Human Rights

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Personal Injuries &
Public Interest

There are many types of personal injury, causing a wide range of illness and accident claims. We can advise you on your legal options and represent you should you wish to proceed with your claim*.

Personal Injuries

There are many types of personal injury, causing a wide range of illness and accident claims. We can advise you on your legal options and represent you should you wish to proceed with your claim*.

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Housing and
Welfare

We deal with all issues involving local housing authorities, landlords and tenants and on applications to the Social Welfare Appeals Office and supplementary allowances to the HSE.

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Equality and
Discrimination

We act for individuals and organisations who raise issues in relation to discrimination on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, political beliefs, race, civil status, membership of the Traveller Community and age.

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Judicial Review and
Public Interest

We have wide experience in all areas of judicial review proceedings, including emergency orders to protect breaches of human rights and representing those with grievances against State bodies.

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Employment Law

We advise employers and employees in relation to all aspect of Employment Law including unfair dismissal, redundancy, terms and conditions of employment and all claims to the Employment Appeals Tribunal.

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KOD Lyons Child and Family Law team

Child &
Family Law

KOD Lyons provide high quality legal advice in relation to all aspects of Family law. We are one of Ireland’s leading law firms in both the private and public family law sphere. We offer our clients a professional, thorough and discrete service providing solution driven family law advice. We try to adopt a constructive and collaborative approach wherever possible, however, if litigation is necessary, we are experienced in litigation in District, Circuit and High Courts.

Child and
Family Law

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Disability and
Carers Law

KOD Lyons works on behalf of individuals and together with NGOs in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities in Ireland. We have our own dedicated department to serve the legal rights of people in this area of law.

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Wardship

Wardship Proceedings are very different from Proceedings under the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964 in that they can be commenced by a third party even though the parents of the child are alive. When a minor is made a Ward of Court, all matters affecting the minors upbringing become the responsibility of the Court. The Court can decide in whose care and custody the minor should be placed the manner in which property should be managed.

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Cohabitation Agreements/
Civil Partnerships

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Domestic Violence

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Education Law
Solicitors

Our team also has experience in assisting with wider campaigning issues in respect of educational matters. These include campaigns around school building changes, funding issues for special educational needs provision and policy challenges and developments.

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Children’s Court and
Childcare

Our highly specialised, dedicated Youth Crime and Child Protection teams are among the busiest and most respected in Ireland. We are a leading authority on education law and healthcare law for children and their carers.

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Surrogacy

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Prenuptial Agreements

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Nullity

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Seperation Agreement

Divorce, judicial separation, childcare and custody applications, separation agreements, resolution of financial disputes, disputes between unmarried couples and advice on civil partnerships and equal marriage provisions. We work closely with TIGALA – the Independent Guardian ad Litem Agency in advocating for and representing the interests of children in childcare proceedings.

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Immigration &
International Law

We provide simple, straight forward and confidential advice to private clients, to Irish Companies attracting highly skilled people to the Irish market and foreign companies seeking to set up business in Ireland as a going concern.

Immigration and
International Law

We are market leaders in advising companies and individuals, in niche areas of private corporate and commercial immigration law

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Residence and
Citizenship by Investment

The Irish IIP, Immigrant Investor Programme and STEP, and Start Up Entrepreneur Programme were designed by the Irish Government to encourage Direct Foreign Investment into the Irish economy in exchange for residency and work permissions for the investor and immediate family members.

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Immigrant Investor
Programme (IIP)

The Irish IIP, Immigrant Investor Programme and STEP, and Start Up Entrepreneur Programme were designed by the Irish Government to encourage Direct Foreign Investment into the Irish economy in exchange for residency and work permissions for the investor and immediate family members.

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Start-up
Entrepreneur Programme

The Irish IIP, Immigrant Investor Programme and STEP, and Start Up Entrepreneur Programme were designed by the Irish Government to encourage Direct Foreign Investment into the Irish economy in exchange for residency and work permissions for the investor and immediate family members.

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Company Law
Services

The way a client selects their business set up will depend largely on the type of business being carried out and the customer base being targeted. There are also risk elements to consider, for example if you set up as a sole trader and your business fails your personal assets could be at risk of sale to pay your creditors.

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Criminal Defence &
Human Rights

KOD Lyons has one of the busiest and most experienced Criminal Law departments in Ireland defending all manner of criminal prosecutions from minor public order offences to serious indictable crime. We now have a nationwide practice and offer expert advice and representation throughout the country.

Criminal Law and
Business Crime

KOD Lyons has one of the busiest and most experienced Criminal Law departments in Ireland defending all manner of criminal prosecutions from minor public order offences to serious indictable crime. We now have a nationwide practice and offer expert advice and representation throughout the country.

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Road Traffic

Road traffic matters that may appear to be simple can in fact be complex. Our expertise will help you understand your legal position and achieve a favourable outcome. We deal with all road traffic offences including penalty point offences, drink and drug driving, speeding offences and dangerous/careless driving.

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GSOC –
Garda Ombudsman

We provide advice and assistance to clients in the processing of complaints to the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (GSOC).

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Prison Law

Whether you are a serving or recently released prisoner, we can advise you on your rights arising from your time in custody.

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Extradition,
European Arrest Warrant

Whether you are facing a European Arrest Warrant or extradition under other provisions, our Extradition Team has the expertise to guide you through this difficult experience, give clear and accessible advice and to protect your interests.

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