We have extensive Child Care Law experience led by our Lorcan Dunphy, Head of Litigation. Lorcan is one of the most experienced Child Care Law solicitors in the country and has practised in this area since 2001, advising clients and representing their interests in court and at Commission of Inquiry.
Our offices represent Guardians Ad Litem with respect to the relevant Child Care Law legislation governing Care Orders, Supervision Orders, Secure Care and Court Directions. We have also acted for Guardians Ad Litem in High Court Wardship proceedings. We continue to act in District and High Court cases, advancing children’s best interests with our clients. We ensure that we apply a child centred approach in working with our clients and in liaising with all interested parties, ensuring that the voice of the child is heard in all our proceedings and that their rights are protected and vindicated, through our clients.
We also have an extensive portfolio of High Court Minor Review cases. We act for parents where their children’s care is subject to review in the High Court Minors List. We have an in-depth knowledge of the relevant Child Care Law legislation, including the Child Care Act 1991 and case law. We work with our clients to ensure that our extensive experience and expertise, in this most sensitive area of law, is used to represent our clients, advocate their position and promote the best outcome for their children, with respect to their health, development and welfare.
For more information contact:
Cashel Telephone: 062 61288 – Lorcan Dunphy