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# solicitors - Yesterday’s News

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# solicitors - Monday 5 December, 2016

Brexit has led to 'a tsunami' of new solicitors in Ireland from the UK

It’s beaten previous records.

# solicitors - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Gardagate: 13 years’ of tapes that could be impossible to analyse

The Fennelly Commission has published an interim report outlining the scale of the task facing the inquiry.

# solicitors - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Fully-qualified solicitors doing a JobBridge? It's 'a joke'

Not everyone is happy about the situation.

# solicitors - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Is the legal side of buying a house as scary as it seems?

To find out more about the process of conveyance, TheJournal.ie spoke to an expert.

# solicitors - Friday 24 October, 2014

Solicitors for group accused by Maíria Cahill claim Enda is holding ‘kangaroo courts’

“Processes have been undermined before they have even begun.”

# solicitors - Monday 21 July, 2014

Flannery ‘holding options open’ on proceedings over PAC’s Rehab inquiry

Angela Kerins has launched legal action against ‘deeply distressing’ inquiry into her involvement with Rehab.

# solicitors - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Shatter orders urgent investigation into the recording of prisoner phone calls

The minister has charged the the Inspector of Prisons to carry out the investigation.

# solicitors - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Luke Ming Flanagan contacts solicitors over RTÉ 2FM show

The TD said that an ‘appalling’ accusation was made on air this morning.

# solicitors - Friday 7 February, 2014

RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’

Solicitor Kevin Brophy claimed RTÉ’s version was “grossly misleading”, adding that Waters proposed the charitable donation.

# solicitors - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Ministers agree reform of legal services, with new regulator to consult on ‘one-stop-shops’

A newly-established legal services regulator will hold a consultation on the establishment of multi-disciplinary panels or ‘one-stop-shops’ once the Legal Services Regulation Bill is enacted.

# solicitors - Monday 2 December, 2013

‘Reckless journalism’ could affect Thomas Byrne’s prison safety, claims lawyer

A number of newspaper reports claiming that Byrne had acted on behalf of suspected criminal figures were rejected in court today.

# solicitors - Monday 5 August, 2013

Over €5 million spent on bank guarantee legal advice since 2011

Over €5 million has been spent with one legal firm alone since 2011 on advice related to the controversial bank guarantee scheme of 2008.

# solicitors - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Shatter offers olive branch to lawyers over appointment of new regulators

The Minister for Justice says he will allow other bodies to nominate members of the new legal services regulator.

# solicitors - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Some Magdalenes still in care ‘not allowed fill out compensation form’

Meanwhile, a landmark meeting to discuss compensation will take place with Justice John Quirke tomorrow afternoon.

# solicitors - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

From Business ETC Law firm in Ireland sets up ‘German Group’ GUTEN TAG

Law firm in Ireland sets up ‘German Group’

A&L Goodbody says that “significant” German business interaction with Ireland led them to set up dedicated German-speaking department.

# solicitors - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Twelve new judges appointed to the courts

Seven judges have been nominated to the Circuit Court and five have been put forward for the District Court.

# solicitors - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Shatter at loggerheads with barristers over legal reforms

The Bar Council has said that proposed reforms would result in increased costs amounting to millions every year.

# solicitors - Saturday 4 February, 2012

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# solicitors - Friday 3 February, 2012

Column: Legal reform is a chance to finally do the right thing for consumers

Solicitors and barristers exist for their clients – not the other way around. That’s why reform of the legal system is crucial, writes Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

Shatter calls on legal system to engage “constructively” on law reform

The Minister for Justice said that planned legal reform is based on the idea that “solicitors and barristers exist for their clients, not the other way round”.

# solicitors - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Column: ‘This is a blueprint for Government control of the legal profession’

Yes, we need reform – but we can’t risk undermining key principles of democracy, writes director-general of the Law Society Ken Murphy.

Former attorney general raises fears over Shatter’s legal reform

Dermot Gleeson has said he shares the concerns that have been raised by barristers and solicitors – including fears over independence and increased legal costs.

# solicitors - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year…

Enda Kenny said proposals for a competitive tendering process to cut costs have been rejected.

# solicitors - Thursday 8 December, 2011

Over 100 cases affected as Shatter questions legality of lawyers’ strike

The Minister for Justice Alan Shatter described the actions of criminal law barristers and solicitors today as “absolutely extraordinary”.

Criminal courts may stop hearings as lawyers begin strike

Barristers and solicitors are due to strike today over possible cuts to legal aid fees.

# solicitors - Sunday 4 December, 2011

Shatter hopes lawyers will call off ‘extraordinary’ strike action

Criminal law solicitors and barristers are expected to strike on Thursday over cuts to the Criminal Legal Aid scheme.

# solicitors - Friday 25 November, 2011

‘Significant’ rise in numbers referred to free legal scheme

The Bar Council’s Voluntary Assistance Scheme is seeing more people with debt issues who cannot afford legal representation.

# solicitors - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent

Almost one-third has been knocked off solicitor and counsel fees in criminal legal aid scheme since 2009.

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