Yvonne Bambury

BCL (Hons)

Yvonne Bambury, a native of Rusheen in County Kerry, graduated with a BCL from University College Dublin in 1983.

She has worked extensively in the area of Criminal Defence Law since she qualified as a Solicitor in 1987 and has thirty years of experience of dealing with cases at all levels from District Court up to Supreme Court.

Yvonne is one of the longest serving practitioners in the District Court and has extensive experience of all types of criminal litigation. She is a member of the Criminal Law Committee in the Law Society and has a particular interest in Inquest and Coronial Law. Yvonne is also a member of the Legal Aid Board (LAB) Private Practitioners Panel in that Court.

Yvonne has a special interest in Prisoners’ Rights and has been paramount in pursuing many landmark High Court cases on behalf of our clients challenging decisions that affect them whilst incarcerated.

Some of these cases now determine how the Prison Service deal with prisoners in held solitary confinement and deciding remission.




Roy O’Neill

LL.B (Hons), LL.M (Hons)

Roy O’Neill was awarded an LLB (Hons) in Law with Irish from Ulster University in 2011. He subsequently received an LLM in Human Rights and Criminal Justice from Queen’s University Belfast in 2012. This specific qualification gives him a unique understanding of the legal practices surrounding this area.

Roy, then, completed his professional training to become a Solicitor at the Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queens’s University Belfast and was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies in 2014. Roy was admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Northern Ireland in 2014 and was later entered onto the Roll of Solicitors in the Republic of Ireland.

Roy brings invaluable Criminal Defence experience to Fahy Bambury Solicitors, having practised in some of Ireland’s leading Criminal Law firms. In his current role, Roy represents clients at Court on a daily basis, provides legal advice in Garda stations, and advocates for clients’ rights.

Away from the office, Roy is a keen golfer and a fluent speaker of Irish. He hails from Castleblayney in County Monaghan and is now enjoying life in Dublin.


Eoin Lysaght

BA (Hons)

Eoin Lysaght was educated at Blackrock College, Dublin. He graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Legal Science from the National University of Ireland, Galway, in 1979 and was later called to the Roll of Solicitors in 1983.

Eoin has extensive experience in general practice having operated as a sole practitioner before joining Fahy Bambury Solicitors. He now brings invaluable guidance to our District Court Department and advocates for our client’s throughout Dublin’s District Courts.

Eoin is rugby enthusiast and Leinster supporter. He has played professionally and has had the privilege of representing Connacht and Ireland.


Seán McCormack

BCorp Law, LL.B, LL.M

Sean is a native of Borrisoleigh in County Tipperary and was educated at Our Lady’s Secondary School, Templemore. He later attended NUI Galway where he graduated with degrees in Corporate Law and a Bachelor of Laws before obtaining a Masters in Public Law where he completed a thesis examining how representative the Criminal Jury is of Irish Society. He was admitted to the roll of Solicitors in 2018.

Sean has always had a passion for Criminal Defence work. He trained in a South Dublin firm which had an extensive criminal defence practice. As part of his legal training in Blackhall Place, Sean volunteered for the inaugural project between the Law Society and the Garda College which involved the criminal advocacy training of trainee Gardai.

Sean is a passionate Hurling Fan. He is still an active playing member with his local club Borris- Ileigh and has represented Tipperary at Underage and Intermediate Level.


Sean Lacey

BCL (Hons)

Sean was educated at Castleknock College, Dublin before graduating from Dublin City University with a Bachelor of Civil Law degree. Throughout his time at Dublin City University Sean was an active member of the Free Legal Aid Centre Society, an independent organisation dedicated to the realization of equal access to justice.

Sean completed his training contract with the firm before his admission to the Roll of Solicitors in 2021. During his training contract Sean gained extensive experience in criminal and civil litigation, extradition law and judicial reviews. Sean has a keen interest in criminal litigation and human rights and has represented clients in a variety of Courts including the Circuit Court, the Central Criminal Court and the Special Criminal Court.

Outside of the office Sean is an avid sports and music fan.




Debra Richardson

Dip. (Law)

Debra originally from the Liberties area of Dublin. Debra was educated at St Teresa’s College, Georges Hill, Dublin.

Debra started her legal career with a leading Dublin City law firm specialising in a civil litigation in 2000 before diversifying and joining the office of Fahy Bambury Solicitors in 2008.

Debra plays a key role within the planning and organisation of the office’s representation at Criminal District Courts throughout the greater City region to include the High Court Bail sittings at Cloverhill Courthouse.

Debra has a great flare for Criminal Defence and working diligently with vulnerable clients. She returned to education and successfully completed a Diploma in Professional Legal Studies with Griffith College 2005.