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Removal Orders and Exclusion in Light of JB v Minister for Justice and Equality [2022] IECA 89 : A Welcome Clarification?

The decision of the Court of Appeal in JB vs Minister for Justice provides much needed to those who are the subject of the removal and exclusion order process.

How to prepare an Affidavit of Welfare in Matrimonial Proceedings in the Circuit or High Court

Discover how to prepare, issue and serve an 'Affidavit of Welfare' in matrimonial proceedings in the Circuit Court or the High Court, where there are dependent children of the marriage.

Activist Lawyer Podcast featuring Eoghan O’Sullivan

In this week's episode, Sarah and Jack are joined by Eoghan O’Sullivan.

General Scheme of the Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill: Observations on Certain Human Rights and Equality Implications

John O’Doherty Managing Partner of KOD Lyons makes short observations on some of the human rights and equality implications posed by the General Scheme of the Policing Security and Community Safety Bill.

Inadequate State Services are failing families!

In 2014, Frances Fitzgerald the then minister for Justice, announced that the site at Hammond Lane, sandwiched between Smithfield and the Four Courts in Dublin, was to be the home to a new purpose built family and childcare complex.

Notification on changes made to the processing Queues for Employment Permits

The Employment Permits Section is placing a particular focus on 'new' employment permit applications over renewal applications.

KOD Lyons Virtual Careers Event for LLM Students from TCD

On Friday 25th February 2022, Nicola Dunphy, Stephen Kirwan and Jeff Waldron were delighted to accept an invitation to be guest speakers at the Careers Event for the students of the LLM (Masters of Laws) in Trinity College Dublin

Child brings suit against Tusla after it overturns her abuse allegations

The girl, who cannot be identified because she is a minor, has taken judicial review proceedings against the child and family agency over how it conducts an appeal process for sex abuse allegations. KOD Lyons Solicitors is representing the child and her family.

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KOD Lyons promotes Stephen Kirwan to partner

Mr Kirwan, who joined the firm in 2013, leads the Dublin-based firm’s immigration and international law team.

In Europe’s Asylum System, Victims of Climate Change Fight for Recognition – and Lose Often

Lack of nutrition undermines the immune system, and sometimes cold and flu turn deadly, said Althabhaney on a Zoom call last week from her home in Ashtown.

RTÉ Radio 1

Stephen Kirwan, Associate Solicitor for KOD Lyons speaks live on RTÉ radio 1 about the current Visa System in Ireland and that in certain cases, there could be some room for manoeuvre.

Activist Lawyer featuring Eoghan O’Sullivan launches

The latest podcast episode of Activist Lawyer features Eoghan O’Sullivan, a Solicitor with KOD Lyons Solicitors since 2017. Eoghan works in Criminal Defence and Human Rights law with a focus on juvenile justice and childcare.

For Non-Ukranians Fleeing the Russian Invasion, Ireland’s Borders Remain as Hard as Ever

Obinna Nwako was asleep, he says, when the first sound of an explosion ripped through the silence of the night in Vinnytsia, a small city a few hours south-west of Kyiv.

HSE to contact families of 10,000 children who got unlawful assessment of need

The HSE has confirmed it will contact the families of 10,000 children who underwent an assessment of need using a screening procedure now deemed unlawful, to see if they want their case reviewed.

Disabled children are an afterthought for HSE, says solicitor

The HSE’s failure to submit annual reports on the needs of children with disabilities shows they are an “afterthought”, a children’s rights solicitor {Gareth Noble, Partner, KOD Lyons} has said.

Stephen Kirwan comments on the Irish Response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis

Stephen Kirwan the Head of the Immigration and International Law team recently spoke to Nuacht TG4 about the Irish Governments response to the Ukranian refugee crisis.

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