Irish Independent - Dearbhail McDonald Legal Editor – 18 May 2013
THE ruling bodies for barristers in Northern Ireland and the Republic, the bar councils, are to meet in formal session for the first time in more than 90 years...
4th May 2013
The second Bank Irish Law Awards 2013 took place Friday 4th of May in the Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin. The winners of the inaugural Bar Council Human Rights Award were two Irish Rule of Law International lawyers Ruth Dowling BL and Eithne Lynch, “whose legal work has made a profound change in the rights and wellbeing of those without a voice.”
16th April 2013
The Bar Council welcomes the statement from the Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore TD calling for lines of communication to be opened between the judiciary and the Government.
Department of Justice and Equality Seminar on Constitutional Reform
Paper by the Chairman of the Bar Council, David Nolan SC. Prepared for the Department of Justice and Equality Seminar on Constitutional Reform, held on the 2nd March 2013.
Castlemartyr Golf Club - Thursday 23rd May 2013
Format 4 person team. Entry fee: €400 per team: 8:00am - 11:00am; €500 per team: 11:00 - 4.00pm.
An authentic legal drama set in modern day Dublin
Lunch and a new play at Bewley's Café Theatre from the 27th of May until the 8th of June, 2013.
Written and produced by Rachel Fehily
Directed by Emer Halpenny
With Geoff Minogue (Tommy Dillon from Fair City)
Deborah Pearce and Céire O'Donoghue
COLM Ó hOISÍN SC - The Irish Times - Monday, November 5, 2012
PAMELA NEWENHAM - The Irish Times - Monday, November 5, 2012
As an Irish barrister who has specialized in criminal law during her six years of practice, Alicia Hayes jumped at the opportunity to study wrongful convictions in the United States on a scholarship from the Bar Council of Ireland.
David Nolan SC has been elected Chairman of The Bar Council
The Brief, Legal Current Affairs Show Podcast
Submission of the Bar Council of Ireland to the Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality on the Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011.
NEW REPORT LAYS BARE SIZE AND SCALE OF UNCOSTED REGULATORY AUTHORITY. Lawyers, State and General Public face greater costs.
Bar Council Regulatory Impact Assessment for the proposed regulatory regime for the legal profession.
COMPECON - COMPETITION ECONOMICS. An Economic Analysis of the Government's Proposed Regulatory Regime for the Legal Profession in Ireland. Final Report 3rd March 2012.
The IMF response to the joint CCBE/ABA letter re Troika developments. Annexed - a letter from the Irish Department of Justice and Equality.
Summary of Bar Council Position on Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011.
"This week David Barniville S.C. on the Legal Services Regulation Bill..."
26th January 2012
Commenting on the publication of the Legal Services Regulation Bill 2011, the Bar Council said that while it remains fully open to reform of the legal system the Bill raises fundamental concerns about the administration of justice in this country and access to legal services for members of the public.
Talking to Seán O'Rourke, David Nolan SC discusses the Legal Services Regulatory Bill 2011.
12th October 2011
"THE BAR Council has reacted cautiously to an accusation by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter that it was “briefing against the State” in a meeting with representatives from the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund (IMF)..."
11th October 2011
3rd October 2011
6th July 2011
Jerry Carroll responds to Joe O'Reilly's article: "Time to put legal cartel in the dock".
Sunday Times - 16th June 2011