The Courts Service, which is responsible for managing the courts, said in June the proposals would result in improved services in courtrooms that were equipped with facilities and support services that could not be provided in suburban courthouses.

A proposal to close four courthouses in Dublin and reorganise how the services are delivered in the capital has been shelved, the Courts Service has (...)

The taxing master at the High Court, of which there are two, provides an independent assessment of legal costs incurred by an individual or company involved in litigation when the parties involved cannot reach agreement.

The president of the High Court has given permission to the Law Society to participate in a judicial review of a costs case involving taxing master Ro(...)

Former District Court Judge Heather Perrin, arriving at the Criminal Courts of Justice in February last year. Also in the photograph is Cahir O’Higgins, solicitor(Left) and the judge’s husband Albert Perrin Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Disgraced former judge Heather Perrin has been found guilty of 15 allegations of professional misconduct at a Solicitor’s Disciplinary Tribunal in Dub(...)

Michael Lynn being arrested in Brazil.

Former solicitor Michael Lynn has cost his fellow professionals almost €2.6 million in compensation paid out to his clients, the Law Society of Irelan(...)