Eoghan assists, advises and represents clients as they encounter challenging legal positions but also the inevitable associated personal issues with passion and empathy. He is conscious of the need to also protect client reputation as far as possible in those difficult times.
He leads the MSM Criminal Law Department, aiding clients under investigation by various agencies but also those clients who find themselves before the Magistrates Court, Crown Court and Court of Appeal. Eoghan has just been awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Criminal Justice by QUB.
Eoghan is an accredited Law Society Advanced Advocate.
He also has a particular interest in Human Rights Law, holding an LLM in Human Rights from QUB. He is always anxious to consider protecting client interests via Judicial Review, for example.
He has helped clients requiring representation in Public Inquiries, Inquests and also in Extradition Proceedings, attending a specialist course recently in Athens in relation to European Arrest Warrants.
Eoghan has also encouraged a focus within MSM Law on Alternative Dispute Resolution and has undertaken and completed Mediation training.
Eoghan also assists MSM Law clients at a wider level in his strategic leadership role as MD of MSM Law. He has just completed a mini MBA at QUB to assist those endeavours.
Eoghan is the outgoing Chair of the Belfast Solicitors' Association. He is also a long standing member of the Law Society Criminal Law committee, numerous other legal groups and has been appointed to sit on the Magistrates Rules Committee.
He is determined to ensure clients receive access to justice with fair and equal treatment at all stages in the Justice System via the best representation and advocacy in particular from MSM Law.