The Legal Aid Board has said it will restrict applications for legal aid to cases involving “a domestic violence remedy or enforcement of maintenance”.

A decision by the Legal Aid Board to restrict access to legal representation in District Court family law cases will “very negatively impact on those (...)

The Council of the Bar of Ireland  says, at a meeting on January 28th, it decided to nominate David Barniville SC to the board of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Justice is to query procedures used by the Council of the Bar of Ireland for choosing its nominee to the board of the Legal Services(...)

The Bar Council maintains that legal costs play only a small part in the rise in insurance premiums.

Financial mismanagement and imprudent pricing has led to an increase in car insurance premiums, the Bar Council has told an Oireachtas committee. App(...)