Finbarr is a highly experienced solicitor who has built a reputation as a dedicated and knowledgeable Criminal Lawyer in and out of court. Devoting his entire legal career of over 30 years to defending people charged with Criminal offences.
His starting point being that every charge he defends is important as the consequences to his clients can have a lasting impact.
Finbarr has extensive experience in a wide variety of cases across all aspects of Criminal law and across all stages of the criminal law process from early investigation advice and representation at police stations through to charge and subsequent representation at court and Trial.
He has successfully defended individuals against all types of criminal offences including serious assaults, fraud, theft, sexual offences, drugs supply, drink driving offences, public order, domestic assaults, harassment, child pornography and internet based crime.
Over the years Finbarr has represented a variety of clients from high profile football players to managing directors of large Private companies but his career highlight remains successfully defending a young woman charged with neglect of her baby by discrediting the prosecution evidence in cross-examination at trial. The young woman was acquitted and the child was reunited with its family.
Finbarr was a member of the Duty Solicitor Regional Committee for South East for over 10 years prior to its function being amalgamated by LAA
Finbarr is a keen sportsman who previously played rugby as a Fly half in his younger days and latterly has toured all over the world from Crete to Barcelona playing in a veteran football team.
● All areas of Criminal law including RTA and Driving offences● Experienced Trial Advocate and member of JSP Law’s Magistrates’ Court team
● BA Honours Degree in Social Sciences ● Law Society Finals 1990 (York College of Law) ● Accredited Law Society Duty Solicitor 1993
● Law Society● Duty Solicitor Scheme