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Chris Hogan joined Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan in 2011. He is a solicitor in the Litigation Department, dealing with mainly criminal cases. He has defended a wide variety of cases at District Court, Circuit Court, and Central Court of Appeal. He is also experienced in civil litigation.
Chris has developed a strong specialism in defence of criminal proceedings. He regularly advises defendants in Garda custody as well as in the firm’s offices, and his expert advice, as well as his practical and tactical strategies for successful defence of criminal cases is valued by clients in Kilkenny and surrounding counties. He is expert in preparing and advising on complex criminal defences before the superior courts
Poe Kiely Hogan Lanigan is the leading criminal defence firm in Kilkenny, and one of the leading firms in the South East in this area.
Chris has defended a number of high profile criminal cases, and has been involved in a number of Supreme Court referrals to establish complex points of law in the course some of these.
Member Law Society of Ireland
Chris studied Economics and Sociology in Trinity College Dublin, and subsequently obtained a post graduate diploma in law at Dublin Institute of Technology.
“Shantaram” (the autobiography of an escaped Australian convict turned Indian slum doctor)
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GDPR - What You Need To Know
Whilst Data Protection legislation is nothing new, the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - which comes into effect on 25 May 2018 - puts in place new and rigorous requirements for organisations and how they handle the personal data of EU citizens. It gives new and enhanced powers to the Data Protection Commissioner, and provides for costly fines to penalise non-compliance.Read More
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