Court Appearances and Litigation

McMahon & Williams Solicitors have many years of experience in dealing with an array of District Court matters.  As long standing members of the Legal Aid Panel, we represent eligible clients charged with crimes under the Free Legal Aid Scheme and can assist with applications for legal aid.  Gearoid Williams and Sinead Kenny, the Partners of the Firm, are members of the Criminal Legal Aid Panel and regularly attend the courts.   We are present at every District Court sitting in Kilrush.  Sinead Kenny also represents clients in family law matters.

We recognise that a criminal conviction can have very serious consequences for a person and we offer expert advice at an early stage on all matters coming before the District Court.

These include the following

Criminal matters:

    • Careless Driving
    • Dangerous Driving
    • Speeding
    • Drink Driving
    • Driving without insurance/ tax/ driver’s licence

Public Order Offences:

    • Assault
    • Possession of drugs

Civil matters:

    • Debt collection
    • Road traffic matters 
    • Civil Claims
    • Personal Injuries
    • District Court Appeals
    • Family Law
    • Property Disputes/Succession
    • Licencing
    • Bail matters 

A criminal conviction can have very serious implications for a person and it is advisable to seek legal advice at an early stage.  McMahon & Williams Solicitors and in particular Gearoid Williams, has many years of experience in the District Court in Clare, including Kilrush, Ennistymon and Ennis.  McMahon and Williams Solicitors advise on all District Court matters including on the summons, charge, the alleged offence and advising on the process with a view to obtaining the best outcome.  McMahon and Williams represent clients who are entitled to legal aid.  Gearoid Williams Solicitor is a member of the free legal aid panel.   

McMahon & Williams Solicitors have years of experience in a wide range of civil litigation cases.  Civil litigation involves disputes between persons and includes personal injury litigation, medical negligence, commercial disputes, debt collection, employment law issues, family law, landlord and tenant disputes, defamation, injunctions and contract law.  McMahon & Williams Solicitors aim to secure the best possible outcome for our clients.  Where appropriate we will settle cases for our clients and where necessary we will proceed to court in order to vindicate our clients’ position, again with a view to securing the best possible outcome in every case.   Civil litigation cases are conducted in the District Court, Circuit Court and High Court.  Gearoid Williams and Aisling Glynn work in the area of litigation, primarily in the Circuit Court and High Court.

If you have been served with a summons or charge sheet to appear in the District Court, it is important to obtain advice without delay.

For advice or to book an appointment, please contact Gearoid Williams or Sinead Kenny.  Alternatively, you can telephone us on 065 9051009 or send an email to