Expert Criminal Defence Advice for Complex Fraud, Proceeds of Crime and Cybercrime Allegations

If you are facing allegations or charges of complex fraud, cyber-crime or crypto-currency crime you will require expert legal assistance. Mr Diarmaid Kelly of Harte Coyle Collins, Solicitors & Advocates, is an expert in complex fraud cases and allegations of cyber-crime and crypto-currency crime.  Mr Kelly said today; “This is an area of law which…

Late Disclosure of Evidence by PPS leads to Acquittal in Rape Trial at Belfast Crown Court

The failure of the Public Prosecution Service to disclose relevant critical evidence to a defence team until immediately before a trial led to a directed acquittal in a rape trial in February 2020. Chris McCann, a senior solicitor with Harte Coyle Collins, Solicitors & Advocates, Belfast, confirmed today that his client was acquitted this month…

John McDevitt Submits Application regarding Murder Conviction to Criminal Cases Review Commission

PRESS RELEASE ON BEHALF OF JOHN MCDEVITT RE APPLICATION CHALLENGING CONVICTION TO THE CRIMINAL CASES REVIEW COMMISSION 14th February 2019 Patricia Coyle solicitor of Harte Coyle Collins, Solicitors & Advocates, confirmed today that an application challenging the safety of murder conviction for client John McDevitt was submitted to the Criminal Cases Review Commission last month…

Northern Ireland Rape Case Review & Reforms

Northern Ireland rape case review calls for legal representation for complainants Sir John Gillen’s interim report also recommends limiting public access to courtrooms Alexandra Topping  Protests followed the acquittal of two Ulster rugby players for rape in March Photograph: Conall Kearney/Rex/Shutterstock A retired senior judge has called for an overhaul of the way rape is…