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Michael J. Staines & Company Solicitors was founded in 1985 and is celebrating its thirty second year as an internationally recognised Criminal Law firm based in central Dublin.

 

Whatever the situation, we will achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

 

If an allegation has been made either against you personally or in your professional or business capacity, early advice and a critical assessment of the situation by our experienced lawyers will determine the success or otherwise of your defence.

 

Our People

Michael Staines

Michael Staines
Partner

Aoife Corridan

Aoife Corridan
Partner

Anarine McAllister

Anarine McAllister
Solicitor

Ciara Hallinan

Ciara Hallinan
Solicitor

Niamh Kelly

Niamh Kelly
Solicitor

Geraldine Wycherley

Geraldine Wycherley
Solicitor

Rory Staines

Rory Staines
Lawyer

Mary Hughes

Mary Hughes
Trials Manager

Luke Staines

Luke Staines
Trainee Solicitor

Natalie Crowe

Natalie Crowe
Administration

Sarah Maloney

Sarah Maloney
Administration

Kathleen Gillan

Kathleen Gillan
Administration

CAREERS

We are always on the look out for exceptional talent to join our award winning team.

NEWS & UPDATES

Rory Staines joins Michael J. Staines & Company

10 July 2017 - Rory Staines joins Michael J. Staines & Company Experienced advocate, Rory Staines has joined the award winning criminal defence team in Michael J Staines & Company Solicitors.

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Criminal Law Firm of the Year 2017

12 May 2017 - Criminal Law Firm of the Year 2017 Michael J Staines & Company awarded Criminal Law Firm of the Year 2017 for the third time in six years at the prestigious Irish Law Awards

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08 May 2017 - UPDATE - Fixed Charge Notice Controversy We have been contacted by a number of clients who have received correspondence from Assistant Commissioner Michael A. Finn of An Garda Siochana in relation to their conviction for a fixed charge offence.

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Double Nomination at the Irish Law Awards 2017

05 April 2017 - Double Nomination at the Irish Law Awards 2017 The firm has been shortlisted every year since the inception of the prestigious Law Awards and is nominated again this year for Criminal Law Team of the Year and Litigation Team/Case of the Year

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Issues discovered with Fixed Charge Notices and road side breath tests

23 March 2017 - Issues discovered with Fixed Charge Notices and road side breath tests Reports indicate almost 15,000 motorists wrongly convicted.

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Geraldine Wycherley joins the team at Michael J Staines Solicitors

13 March 2017 - Geraldine Wycherley joins the team at Michael J Staines Solicitors Michael J Staines & Company are delighted to welcome Geraldine Wycherley to our award winning team of criminal defence experts.

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Michael J Staines & Company Case: Drink Driving

02 March 2017 - Michael J Staines & Company Case: Drink Driving Five judges of the Supreme Court today heard an appeal in the case of the Michael J Staines & Co client arising from our challenge to the drink driving law.

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Michael J. Staines & Company Case:

17 February 2017 - Michael J. Staines & Company Case: First Dates star who harassed celebrity chef Dylan McGrath spared criminal record

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Michael J Staines & Company - Summer Internship Programme

16 February 2017 - Michael J Staines & Company - Summer Internship Programme Exciting opportunities for aspiring criminal lawyers in Ireland's award winning criminal defence team - Michael J Staines & Company Summer Internship Programme

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UPDATE: ROAD TRAFFIC UPDATE - DRINK DRIVING

19 January 2017 - UPDATE: ROAD TRAFFIC UPDATE - DRINK DRIVING Listing of Appeal of Michael J. Staines & Company Drink Driving Case

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18 January 2017 - Michael J. Staines & Company Case: Teen took €48k worth of cocaine and cannabis from dealer's lock-up

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Michael J. Staines & Company Case:

16 January 2017 - Michael J. Staines & Company Case: NCT Inspector fined for passing unworthy vehicle at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court

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Sing for Simon

08 December 2016 - Sing for Simon The team at Michael J Staines & Co were delighted to sing for the Dublin Simon Community at the GPO on 8th December 2016.

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08 December 2016 - Irish Council for Civil Liberties Christmas Event Michael Staines, Partner, and Jane O'Neill, Senior Solicitor were delighted to attend the Irish Council for Civl Liberties event on 8th December 2016 at the Morrison Hotel in Dublin.

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22 November 2016 - Michael J. Staines & Company Case: Prison Remission challenge begins in the High Court in Dublin

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Successful High Court challenge for Michael Staines & Co Client prevents client’s return to custody

07 November 2016 - Successful High Court challenge for Michael Staines & Co Client prevents client’s return to custody High Court rules breach of constitutional justice and of principle of reasonable expedition and prevents return of Michael Staines & Co Client to custody

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UPDATE - Road Traffic Update - Drink Driving/ Drug Driving

25 October 2016 - UPDATE - Road Traffic Update - Drink Driving/ Drug Driving Michael Staines solicitor appeared in Dublin District Court representing Romanian national Mr Avadanei on a drunken driving charge.

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