Keenan & Co. Solicitors

Theft Offences

Theft Offences

Theft is an offence in which an individual’s property is taken away without his or her permission. It can take several forms and is punishable by a fine or term of imprisonment. The saction depends on the nature of the offence and which court it is prosecuted in, the District Court or Circuit Court. 

The main piece of legislation for this area is the theft and fraud offences act 2001 . 

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Criminal Defence Services for Crimes of Theft

Various types of theft offences that you could be charfge are:


  • Theft
  • Robbery
  • Fraud
  • Burglary from commercial or dwellinghouse
  • Aggravated burglary
  • Forgery
  • Use of false instrument
  • obtaining services by deception
  • Handling stolen property
  • Making off without paymen

Why pick Solicitors for theft for your defence?

A conviction for theft is one which can seriously impact the ability to travel and can also cause issues when it comes to employment. At Keenan & Company Solicitors we will do our best to ensure that you are not left with a conviction if that is possible. 


Trained criminal defence solicitors are certified by the Law Society for Criminal Litigation, offering objective assurance and Keenan & Company will provide the best criminal defence with the highest level of skill, knowledge, and experience.


Criminal defence solicitors can help you during:


  • Criminal proceedings
  • Initial interview
  • Trial and appeals

How can solicitors help create an effective defence?

Trained criminal defence solicitors will analyse your case from every possible angle. Keenan & Company will provide you with guidance on all available defences and help you to build a Defence.

They will go through and clarify every piece of evidence in the case and build a case that can help you win the case against you.

It may be a case which you want to plead guilty to and if so Keenan & Company will seek to put the best case forward on your behalf by way of mitigation. 

Therefore, having a defence solicitor by your side is important when dealing with a theft charge.

Contact Keenan & Company and arrange a consultation with qualified solicitors to discuss any legal issue that you’re currently facing. Call us on 01-563-4676 or email

Our Dedicated Team

We have a professional, experienced and hands on approach to assist you with all of your legal needs.

Brian Keenan
Principal Solicitor

With over 13 years of experience in the legal industry, Brian has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in advising clients who find themselves in a difficult situation. Brian’s main areas of practice are Criminal Defence and Personal Injury Litigation. Brian’s reputation in the area of Criminal Defence has grown greatly over the last number of years and he regularly contributes at conferences on the topics of the Criminal Justice System and the area of Juvenile Justice.

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