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Name Darragh Mackin
Gender Male
Nationality Ireland
Ethnic Irish
Job Irish Lawyer
Desc Darragh Mackin is Ibrahim Halawa’s family lawyer

Affiliation

Law Firm Kevin R Winters and Co

Relationship

Client Ibrahim Halawa
  Hooded Men
  Sarah Ewart

Notes

Sarah Ewart She is successfully challenged Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation in the High Court in Belfast. The court ruled that the law was in breach of the UK’s human rights commitments. In 2013 our client Sarah Ewart received the tragic news that her baby would not survive outside the womb. She was unable to access a termination due to the extremely restrictive laws on abortion in this jurisdiction. Sarah sought to challenge the abortion laws as incompatible with human rights
Hooded Men 14 Catholics who say they were tortured by the security forces during internment in 1971

2015 02 09 Retrieve

[Amal Clooney to represent ‘hooded men’ in torture legal case] It is very significant that we have people with the background and experience of Amal Clooney and the other barristers who are involved making this application

The case of the ‘hooded men’ is one of the most significant judgements in human rights history. We think Amal’s track record speaks for itself, as do all of the counsels’ CVs in this case. It is an extremely rare application, an interstate case before the European Court. Therefore it is very significant that we have people with the background and experience of Amal and the other barristers who are involved making this application

[Amal Clooney to represent ‘hooded men’ in torture legal case] We think Amal Clooney’s track record speaks for itself, as do all of the counsels’ CVs in this case. It is an extremely rare application, an interstate case before the European court. Therefore it is very significant that we have people with the background and experience of Amal and the other barristers who are involved making this application

2015 08 02 Retrieve

[Ibrahim Halawa’s lawyers barred from hearing in Egypt] Not allowing a lawyer to access his client’s hearing is gravely concerning and belies any suggestion that fair trial requirements are being met. Our client, Ibrahim Halawa, has now been held for almost two years without trial. We are concerned that there has been yet another delay, this time of a further two months

2016 09 25 Retrieve

[Jason Clancy, Victims of paedophile Bill Kenneally, want Fianna Fail, the Catholic church and Gardai to be investigated over the abuse] The prosecutorial process merely examined one aspect of the circumstances that give rise to our clients’ concerns that there existed a clear policy and/or state practice to deliberately prevent the identification and punishment of Mr Kenneally at an earlier stage

2017 09 18
Ibrahim Halawa was acquitted of all charges

2017 09 18 Retrieve

We are delighted with today’s news. After four turbulent years, Ibrahim Halawa has been found innocent of all charges. He has, from day one, maintained his innocence to the charges. He now looks forward to being reunited with his family

2017 10 20 Retrieve

Ibrahim Halawa is finally a free man

2017 10 24
Ibrahim Halawa return to ireland. An Irish flag is draped across his shoulders. His best friend, Pete Moloney, from school pushes through the crowd and as they hug, Halawa wraps the flag around them. Behind him, silver balloons spell out innocent
2018 10 29
Ibrahim Halawa and his Belfast-based solicitor, Darragh Mackin, are speaking at an Amnesty event as part of the Belfast Arts Festival