One of Ireland’s leading criminal law solicitors with over 25 years legal experience in the Dublin District and Circuit Courts and the Central Criminal Court.
Philip Hannon qualified as a solicitor in 1992 when he joined the law firm of Dermot H. Morris & Co. He became the Principal Solicitor in that firm in 1999, later establishing Philip Hannon & Co. Solicitors. Philip is one of Ireland’s leading criminal law solicitors and has led many ground-breaking legal challenges over the years.
Philip has over 25 years’ experience successfully defending those suspected or accused of unlawful activities. His strong sense of social justice ensures that the interests of each of his clients are always to the forefront of Philip’s work. He has been prominent in the Dublin District Courts as a skilled advocate as well as in the Circuit Courts and the Central Criminal Court.
Philip has represented Ireland as a delegate at the European Criminal Bar Association where he has briefed European colleagues at conferences in Germany and Poland in relation to developments in Irish Criminal Law.
While not at the coal face of the Irish criminal justice system, Philip is a father of three and is a committed member of the G.A.A. as a member, a player and as a mentor at Beann Eadair CLG and na Fianna, Dublin. Philip is an active volunteer in the local community through his role in the GAA including efforts to assist the elderly and those living alone during Covid 19.
“Many people make bad calls in this fragile thing called life. But how good it is to have a safety net when errors of judgement visit us. Phillip and his team are that safety net. A voice for the sometimes unheard.”