The Bar Of Ireland

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Barristers could go on strike if the State does not consider pay restoration for prosecuting barristers, The Bar of Ireland has warned. Ciara Murphy, chief executive of The Bar of Ireland, wrote to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) last month after its case for higher fees was rejected by th

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Five men and five women have been elected to the Bar Council of Ireland, leading to a gender-balanced council for the first time. Senior counsel Micheál P O'Higgins, Sara Phelan, Séamus Clarke, Denise Brett and Tim O'Leary have been elected to the Inner Bar Panel.

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A majority of Irish barristers have experienced aggression, threats or violence in the course of their work, according to a new survey. The Bar of Ireland surveyed 460 barristers last month in the wake of an incident in December which saw a man allegedly pull out a fake gun and hoax bomb during a fa

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Barristers John Jordan SC and Alexander Owens SC have been nominated by the Government for appointment to the High Court. They will fill the vacancies created following the elevation of Ms Justice Caroline Costello and Ms Justice Isobel Kennedy to the Court of Appeal last November.

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