The Bar Of Ireland

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In its first year of service, 123 members signed up to the Bar of Ireland's practice support and fee recovery service for assistance in recovering overdue fee notes. The service was launched in July 2020 and provides much-needed support to members in relation to fee recovery and cashflow management.

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The Bar of Ireland has called for the urgent restoration of fees paid to criminal barristers as new figures show that two-thirds abandon a career in criminal law after just six years. Under FEMPI legislation in the aftermath of the financial crisis, professional fees paid to barristers practising cr

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Barristers and solicitors will be able to form legal partnerships together under new legislation announced by ministers this morning – in spite of concerns that the reforms will undermine the independent referral Bar. Justice Minister Heather Humphreys and minister of state James Browne today

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An Irish man leading the World Health Organisation's (WHO) global response to the Covid-19 pandemic is to receive The Bar of Ireland's annual human rights award. Dr Michael J Ryan, WHO executive director, has been nominated for the award in recognition of his tireless work and leadership in the fiel

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The Bar Council of Ireland is challenging an attempt by Dublin City Council to force around 150 barristers to return €750,000 in grants aimed at supporting businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic. The local authority yesterday asked barristers to repay grants received through the Restart Grant

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Aspiring barristers have been invited to apply for the Denham Fellowship, which assists those from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue a career as a barrister. Established in 2017, the Fellowship is run by The Bar of Ireland in association with The Honorable Society of King's Inns

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The Bar Council of Ireland has raised concerns with the Courts Service about devils missing out on courtroom experience due to Covid-19 restrictions, according to reports. Despite early assurances, devils are being routinely denied entry to courtrooms due to strict restrictions on the number of peop

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Reciprocal arrangements allowing for Irish barristers to be called to the bar in Northern Ireland or England and Wales have effectively been put on pause pending a review. Irish barristers are required to produce a "certificate of good standing" in support of their application, which has been provid

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Around 170 charities, NGOs and civic society groups are due to participate in a virtual advocacy training workshop hosted by The Bar of Ireland tomorrow. The "Speaking for Ourselves: Digital Advocacy & Engagement with Policymakers" workshop has been organised by the Bar as part of its Voluntary

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