James has a wide knowledge of law and how it works in Ireland. His experience includes 32 years in practice, 12 of which was as State Solicitor/ Prosecutor for North West, Wicklow, North Kildare areas (2001-2012).
When he returned to his previous role as Defence Solicitor. He has tutored in Family Law in the Law Society, he is a qualified collaborative lawyer having trained with the Resolution Formerly the Family Law Solicitors Association of the UK.
He now advises on Corporate Regulation and Corporate Governance and ethics an area which has grown under recent Irish and EU legislation and the area of Public Law.
He has done all of this while still retaining his ‘Common Touch’ and sense of humour!
At James A. Boyle Solicitors in Kildare our philosophy is to provide an efficient and high quality level of personal legal service to meet your needs and to protect your legal rights. We listen carefully to what you want in order to provide a legal service that is both personal and to the clients' needs, without any unnecessary legal jargon.
Our aim is to deliver service excellence with a modern approach, including the use of technology, but maintaining and respecting the traditional values of the solicitor and client relationship.
James A Boyle & CO Solicitors is accredited by The Law Society Ireland in recognition of achievements for both technical and service excellence and one of Ireland's leading solicitors in Kildare for Equine Law and Bloodstock.
James Boyle Solicitors are members of the free legal aid scheme and are closely regulated toensure that we conduct our business with independence and utmost integrity, putting your interest ahead of all others.
For more than 30 years the solicitors at James A Boyle & CO Solicitors in Kildare have acted successfully for Clients who have been injured in accidents, purchased and sold property, carried out work in relation to Wills and Family Law and dealt with State Agencies and Authorities to protect our Clients interests.
Where the situation demands, we can and do provide sensitive support and legal advice to your needs and circumstances, particularly at difficult times in relation to personal or family matters.
Buying and Selling Property
Wills and Probate
Power of Attorney
Buying and Selling Property: Transferring land including sites, mortgages, planning permissions. We have a dedicated conveyancing team who will assist you at every step.
Drawing up Wills and Probate: Inheritance, Advising Executors on their Responsibilities. Advising in relation to tax issues on death. (The loss of a loved one can leave a lot of practical matters to be attended to. We are here to give practical legal advice at the unhappy times.)
Enduring Power of Attorney Living Wills: Many people are now seeking to ensure that their wishes are carried out when and if they are able to make decisions for themselves.
Accident Claims: If you had an accident feel free to contact us. We will work hard and fight for you to make sure that you get the best outcome. (Child abuse, elder abuse, collaborative law, divorce legal aid, Separation, Access to children, Maintenance abuse, Guardianship including Grandparent access.
Family Law matters are fraught with emotions and therefore, making the right decisions for you and your loved ones can be very difficult. We offer strong, knowledge and compassionate legal support when you and you and your family need it most.
Child Care issues including child abduction, child access, children in court, children case-tusla and HSE cases.
Defamation: Libel, Slander and Online defamation and harassment. The problem in this area have grown in recent years with the advent of texting and online abuse with the possible loss of a persons reputation. We have experience in this area and are here to help if you are the victim of such abuse.
Immigration: Nationality and Citizenship Visas- Brexit. With the advent of Brexit new difficulties will arise and we are here to advise and guide you through the possible pitfalls which this new reality may mean.
Employment Law Disciplinary and grievance issues unfair dismissal, redundancy, dismissal disputes and contracts of employment. When you have a problem at work whether you are a employee or an employer we are skilled in advising on how to manage and resolve employment problems, both independently and through our assistance in mediation and alternative dispute resolution procedures.
Criminal Law: Garda station interviews, representation in district courts in Carlow, Athy, Naas and Kilcock, Trim, Portlaoise, Tullamore and all Dublin Courts. Young Persons, Juvenile Court, All C/L and central criminal court. If you get in trouble with the Gardai and if you are arrested, you are entitled to free legal aid and you should make sure that you avail of this.
Drink and drugs offenses: Road traffic offences including use of mobile phone, speeding, dangerous driving, careless diving , no tax, no insurance, no NCT. Warrants- For non appearance and European arrest warrants.
Assault: Violence, affray and riot. Public order offenses, appealing convictions, penalty points, sexual assault offenses, Harassment including texting and online messaging abuse.
James A. Boyle Solicitors, Claregate Street, Kildare Town
Opening Hours: 9:30-5:30 and appointments outside Office Hours Including Satudays can be arranged.