# bar-council - Tuesday 29 January, 2013
An annual survey of law firms reveals broad cynicism in the industry about the effects of the Legal Services Bill.
# bar-council - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
Academics from NUIG, TCD and UL, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties, the Law Library and a former Supreme Court judge will offer their thoughts to politicians today.
Supreme Court rulings mean a foetus which cannot survive outside the womb does not possess ‘life’ under the constitution.
The Bar Council has withdrawn from today’s hearings, saying it would be too hard to reflect its variety of views.
# bar-council - Tuesday 8 January, 2013
A spokesperson for the body told TheJournal.ie the invitation to the hearing was never formally accepted.
# bar-council - Tuesday 6 March, 2012
The Bar Council has said that proposed reforms would result in increased costs amounting to millions every year.
# bar-council - Thursday 2 February, 2012
Dermot Gleeson has said he shares the concerns that have been raised by barristers and solicitors – including fears over independence and increased legal costs.
# bar-council - Monday 30 January, 2012
The Justice Minister criticised the “unfortunate hysteria” over his proposed wide-ranging reforms to the legal sector in Ireland.
# bar-council - Tuesday 6 December, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: All you need to know about Budget 2012; what the Taoiseach said about his former advisor’s pay rise; and why was the Bar Council’s website hacked?
The hacking took place last night by a person or group calling themselves ‘BRWSK007′. The site has since been restored to normal operation.
# bar-council - Sunday 4 December, 2011
Criminal law solicitors and barristers are expected to strike on Thursday over cuts to the Criminal Legal Aid scheme.
# bar-council - Friday 25 November, 2011
The Bar Council’s Voluntary Assistance Scheme is seeing more people with debt issues who cannot afford legal representation.