Niall Walsh graduated from University College Dublin with a B.A. (Hons) in English and History, before going on to complete an M.A. (Hons) in History. He subsequently went on to complete an apprenticeship with a criminal-defence focussed practice and was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in 2015. He joined Peter Connolly Solicitors shortly thereafter.
Niall has extensive training and experience in the field of Criminal Defence litigation and he regularly represents clients before the District Court and Children’s Court in Dublin. He is familiar with practice and procedure at all levels and has been involved in the preparation and running of cases in the Circuit Criminal Court, Central Criminal Court, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. Niall also seeks to provide immediate, robust and practical advice to those suspected of involvement in criminal activity. He regularly attends at Garda Stations for the purposes of advancing the rights of persons detained for questioning in relation to allegations under such legislation as the Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act, the Misuse of Drugs Acts, the Firearms and Offensive Weapons Act, and the Offences Against the State Act.
In addition to the foregoing, Niall also advises clients in respect of civil litigation, personal injuries, immigration, and employment law matters. He has appeared before the Circuit Court, Workplace Relations Commission, Employment Appeals Tribunal, Labour Court, Residential Tenancies Board and other such tribunals and commissions.