Donal Lawler is a specialist criminal practitioner with a diverse practice. His recent jury trials have included murder, drugs conspiracies and fraud. He is known for his tenacity, his attention to detail and the thoroughness of his preparation. He has a particular expertise in dealing with vulnerable clients.
Donal came to the Bar following a successful career in Business and IT Consulting.
He has a wide-ranging criminal defence practice including fraud, money laundering and confiscation proceedings, serious violence offences, drugs, robbery and extradition matters.
Donal defends and prosecutes in all areas of criminal law. Some of his more recent cases are listed below
Criminal Bar Association
South Eastern Circuit
Grade 2 CPS Counsel
Awards, Qualifications & Other
Contributing Editor, Criminal Law Weekly
Chapter Editor, Archbold’s Criminal Practice
Former Secretary of the Criminal Bar Association
Donal Lawler is approved to accept instructions direct from international and UK clients on a direct access basis, without the need for a solicitor intermediary in appropriate cases.