Eoghan O’Sullivan is a Associate with KOD Lyons. Eoghan qualified as a Solicitor in December 2017 and is now working in our Criminal Defence & Prison Law Team as well as our Children’s Court & Childcare Team.
He joined our firm in October 2014 after interning at KOD Lyons in the Summer of 2014 and then completed his traineeship with our firm. Eoghan gained experience as a trainee in a number of our departments. As a trainee he worked on a number of groundbreaking prison law High Court cases including the recent successful challenge to single separation in Oberstown Detention Centre. Eoghan has experience in working on criminal trials in the Circuit, Central and Special Criminal Courts in Dublin as well as around the country circuits.
Eoghan graduated from Dublin City University with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics Politics and Law in 2012, focusing mainly on the legal aspects of the Degree. Eoghan completed a Masters in Law (LLM) from Trinity College Dublin in 2013, studying modules based on employment law, arbitration, dispute resolution and criminal law. His dissertation focused on criminal assaults during sports matches and was entitled “An Analysis of Sports Violence and the Law, with specific reference to the GAA, and whether there is a need to introduce or modify current laws or by-laws on the matter”.
Upon completion of his Masters, Eoghan interned in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, within the Prosecution Policy and Research Unit where one of his main projects was the updating and consolidation of Pre 1922 criminal legislation.
Eoghan has a keen interest in criminal law, juvenile justice, childcare law, human rights law and dispute resolution.