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# Solicitors

This year
'A legal bomb waiting to go off': The delays at the Probate Office have reached a record high
Solicitors have called on the Probate Office to reinstate its face-to-face counter service.
Delays have steadily increased after a new way of working was introduced to accommodate remote working during the Covid pandemic.
Solicitors have called on the Probate Office to reinstate its face-to-face counter service.
One solicitor said the current arrangements are "absolutely shocking".
All time
1,599 complaints made against lawyers last year, according to legal services watchdog
Defence lawyer: Rates of payment are miserable compared to the time, work and skill required
Darren Lalor
Michael Lynn trial: Solicitor says she never acted for accused in purchase of €5.5 million property
Married couple donned wigs and disguises as part of €400,000 fraud from banks, court hears
Over 600 complaints made against barristers and solicitors in six-month period
Solicitors say they can't social distance properly while providing advice to clients in custody
Abusive husband allowed back into home after wife couldn't afford €130 legal aid fee
Brexit has led to 'a tsunami' of new solicitors in Ireland from the UK
Gardagate: 13 years’ of tapes that could be impossible to analyse
Fully-qualified solicitors doing a JobBridge? It's 'a joke'
Is the legal side of buying a house as scary as it seems?
Solicitors for group accused by Maíria Cahill claim Enda is holding 'kangaroo courts'
Flannery 'holding options open' on proceedings over PAC's Rehab inquiry
Shatter orders urgent investigation into the recording of prisoner phone calls
Luke Ming Flanagan contacts solicitors over RTÉ 2FM show
RTÉ stands by its account of Panti events, says Waters’ apology was ‘unacceptable’
Ministers agree reform of legal services, with new regulator to consult on ‘one-stop-shops’
'Reckless journalism' could affect Thomas Byrne's prison safety, claims lawyer
Over €5 million spent on bank guarantee legal advice since 2011
Shatter offers olive branch to lawyers over appointment of new regulators
Some Magdalenes still in care 'not allowed fill out compensation form'
Law firm in Ireland sets up 'German Group'
Twelve new judges appointed to the courts
Shatter at loggerheads with barristers over legal reforms
Column: Legal reform is a chance to finally do the right thing for consumers
Alan Shatter
Shatter calls on legal system to engage "constructively" on law reform
Column: ‘This is a blueprint for Government control of the legal profession’
Ken Murphy
Former attorney general raises fears over Shatter’s legal reform
Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year...
Over 100 cases affected as Shatter questions legality of lawyers' strike
Criminal courts may stop hearings as lawyers begin strike
Shatter hopes lawyers will call off 'extraordinary' strike action
'Significant' rise in numbers referred to free legal scheme
Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent