The State has acknowledged in the High Court that the rights of eight former residents of mother and baby homes were breached by the failure to provide them with a draft copy of the report by the Commission of Investigation into the homes prior to its publication.
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The Team at KOD Lyons were delighted to act on behalf of three applicants who received declarations from the High Court that the Commission of Investigation wrongly denied them their right, pursuant to Section 34 of the...
“Ken Breen joins us with extensive experience in sensitive family law cases and family dispute resolution. He joins Marion Campbell, Gareth Noble and Matthew de Courcy in providing a comprehensive team focused on the rights and needs of children and families.”
KOD Lyons and our education law solicitor Gareth Noble have been advising and supporting this campaign with a team of others.
Gareth Noble, of our child law and education rights team, has led a challenge to a HSE failure to conduct a review to a child’s assessment of need under the Disability Act.
Stephen Kirwan (KOD Lyons) of the Law Society’s human rights and equality committee, described “frustrations” among colleagues that clients in the asylum process were often not getting legal advice until “a very late stage”
Mother and Baby Home survivor Mari Steed, a client of KOD Lyons, has this week been granted leave to seek judicial review of a decision to refuse her access to personal data held by the Minister for Children.
Social Welfare Appeal: Supreme Court finds that the refusal of a Deciding Officer to revise an earlier decision may be subjectadmin_exsite2021-08-06T15:44:57+01:00
"The Appellant’s solicitors, KOD Lyons" cited by FLAC in their recent blog on
IRISH LEGAL NEWS: 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.
“Challenge completed for two worthy charities” Its 6am in the morning and the bright pink KOD Lyons cycling jerseys begin to assemble at the Clontarf...