Ruth Walsh
    Ruth interned at KOD Lyons upon the completion of her Masters in the autumn of 2014 and joined the firm in October 2015.

    Ruth graduated from University College Cork in 2013 with a BCL (Law and French) degree. She completed an LLM in Criminal Justice, also at UCC, and undertook modules focusing on juvenile justice, refugee law, international criminal law and cybercrime. Her dissertation was entitled “A Critical Analysis of the Failure of the International Criminal Court to Successfully Prosecute Sexual Crimes”. Throughout her time at UCC, Ruth served as a committee member and chair for UCC FLAC.


    Prior to joining KOD Lyons, Ruth worked as a legal assistant in the Legal Aid Board. She has a keen interest in all aspects of criminal law, particularly juvenile justice and prison reform.


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