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As strikes grind the English courts to a halt, barristers in Ireland have talked up the case for similar action here as a minister reportedly gives consideration to long-awaited fee restoration. Members of the Bar Council last week met with Michael McGrath, the minister for public expenditure and re

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There’s no denying that Jodie Comer's West End début, brought to cinemas yesterday by National Theatre Live, is electrifying. From the moment she walks on stage as Tessa, a confident criminal defence lawyer on the verge of greatness at the London bar, Comer demands nothing less than rap

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Dr Vicky Conway, an accomplished legal academic and one of Ireland's foremost researchers on policing, has passed away. In a short statement this morning, the School of Law and Government at Dublin City University (DCU) said: "We are terribly sad to have to share the passing of our colleague Vicky C

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An aspiring solicitor in Dublin has gone viral on TikTok with millions of views on videos sharing study tips and insights into her journey towards practising law. Sophie McDermott, who is currently completing an internship with a major Irish law firm while studying a two-year Masters in Common Law a

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Three senior counsel will compete this week for election as chairperson of the Bar Council for a two-year term. The candidates in the running to succeed Maura McNally SC, who is held in great esteem by the bar and is regarded as having been an effective spokesperson for the profession, are Sara

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Barristers are owed an average of €27,000 by solicitors and may require legislative change allowing them to sue for unpaid fees, a landmark report has said. Published this morning, the independent report and strategic review completed by EY has been welcomed by Bar Council chairperson Maura McN

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