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#Legal Fees

# legal-fees - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Concerns raised about whether legal fees will be paid to school abuse victim applicants

Thirteen applicants to the scheme have been offered €84,000, but there are concerns over the associated legal costs.

# legal-fees - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

The State has paid out over €1 billion in Hepatitis C and HIV compensations

A State tribunal last year awarded one victim of contaminated blood products €2.96 million.

# legal-fees - Thursday 14 September, 2017

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

# legal-fees - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000

The HSE’s spend on legal and professional fees increased by 28.6% last year – rising from €47m to €60.5m.

# legal-fees - Monday 6 February, 2017

Landlords of 5-bedroom house which housed 70 tenants ordered to pay €60k

The pair will have to pay the local authority’s legal costs following the court’s decision.

# legal-fees - Sunday 22 January, 2017

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Exclusive

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

# legal-fees - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

It has cost almost €300k to investigate this senator's €2k expense claims Exclusive

Legal and translation fees connected with the case have added up to a significant amount.

# legal-fees - Tuesday 22 December, 2015

Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years

For 2014/2015 alone the company paid out €747,390 for legal services.

# legal-fees - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Counting the cost: Ian Bailey ordered to pay up to €5 million for legal action

A decision on costs in his failed action against the State will be made today.

# legal-fees - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him

Legal sources say his bill will be “not low in the seven figures”.

# legal-fees - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

# legal-fees - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Column: Yes, State legal spending is significant – but it’s an investment in our democracy

What distinguishes a democracy from other systems is a fair balance between the might of the State – which has very substantial legal resources at its disposal – and the capacity of citizens to challenge its power, writes Noeline Blackwell.

# legal-fees - Saturday 21 December, 2013

NAMA paid out over €143m in consultant fees since 2009

More than €18 million has been spent of legal fees since NAMA’s inception in 2009.

# legal-fees - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Exclusive

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

# legal-fees - Monday 28 January, 2013

Revealed: Over €9.5 million spent by the State on legal fees in 2012

The amount was revealed in a Parliamentary Question which was asked last week.

# legal-fees - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Pringle could face substantial legal costs after European court loss

The independent TD said that if the court decides he’s liable for a six figure sum he does not have the cash in hand to pay.

# legal-fees - Friday 16 November, 2012

Wexford General Hospital spends €1.4 million on one legal case

The fees are for one ongoing employment case and have to be covered by the hospital’s budget.

# legal-fees - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off'

Latest reports say that Brooks received the pay-off after she resigned from News International last year.

# legal-fees - Friday 17 August, 2012

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

# legal-fees - Monday 21 May, 2012

€196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal

The Department of the Environment updates its formal estimates on how much the Planning Tribunal will cost the public.

# legal-fees - Thursday 17 May, 2012

The 9 at 9: Thursday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: students expelled from Dublin school over Facebook messages, one third of voters don’t know how they’re voting – and Copper Face Jacks…

# legal-fees - Friday 23 March, 2012

Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money?

It exposed details of “endemic” corruption and is expected to cost as much as €250million. So was it worth it?

# legal-fees - Saturday 21 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…

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.

# legal-fees - Friday 9 September, 2011

State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders

The payouts arise from the work of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, which was set up in 2000 and published the Ryan Report in 2009.

# legal-fees - 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.

# legal-fees - Tuesday 29 March, 2011

Moriarty Tribunal has cost State €42m so far, Kenny reveals

The costs to the Department of the Taoiseach have reached €41.96m, with barristers earning up to €2,000 a day.