Keith Walsh Solicitors

Cautious welcome for commitment to family law reform in draft government programme

Lawyers have cautiously welcomed a commitment to family law reform in the draft Programme for Government agreed by Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party.

Published 16 June 2020

Concerns about recording of remote family law hearings 'must be weighed against' continuing justice

Concerns that parents could secretly record remote childcare hearings "must be weighed against the importance of cases continuing to be heard", a leading family lawyer has said.

Published 3 June 2020

Keith Walsh sets out practical tips for remote hearings

Family lawyer Keith Walsh has set out practical tips for solicitors attending remote hearings.

Published 22 May 2020

Divorces granted remotely in 'quantum leap to 21st century'

The granting of divorces in remote court hearings for the first time in Irish legal history has been welcomed as a "quantum leap from the 19th to the 21st century for courts, lawyers, judges and court users".

Published 12 May 2020

Updated court rules under Domestic Violence Act now in effect

New court rules required under the Domestic Violence Act 2018 have come into effect.

Published 19 March 2019

Law Society: 'Crisis' in family law system makes the case for specialist division of courts and judges

The Irish family law system is "in crisis", lawyers have told the Oireachtas joint committee on justice and equality.

Published 20 February 2019

Keith Walsh: Positive and sensible reform proposals promise an end to the divorce trap

Dublin solicitor Keith Walsh, chair of the Law Society of Ireland's child and family law committee, writes for Irish Legal News on the government's announcement of a divorce referendum in May 2019.

Published 30 January 2019

Leading family lawyer welcomes new security measures at Phoenix House

Leading family lawyer Keith Walsh has welcomed an increase in security at Phoenix House following an incident late last year.

Published 9 January 2019