27 November 2019
Council of The Bar of Ireland welcomes the opportunity to address the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality on access to justice and legal costs today as for any legal system to operate at its optimum level, access to justice must be available to all.
30 October 2019
Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan TD announces former Taoiseach John Bruton as Chair of the Group.
24 October 2019
In responding to today’s Report on Family Law Reform by the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality, Council of The Bar of Ireland reiterates support for measures that improve the expedient resolution of family law proceedings arising from relationship and marital breakdown which are in...
11 July 2019
Statement by Micheál P. O'Higgins SC, Chairman, Council of The Bar of Ireland on the passing of Noel Whelan SC.
24 May 2019
The Bar of Ireland’s Chairman’s Conference ‘Laws & Effect’ takes place in Co Laois tomorrow, Saturday May 25th.
05 April 2019
The Bar of Ireland will today host a delegation from The Bar of Northern Ireland for the seventh annual Joint North South Bar Meeting. A key focus of today’s meeting will be the impact of Brexit on the legal and justice sectors in each jurisdiction as clarification is still awaited on...
15 March 2019
Council of The Bar of Ireland are delighted to attend an event in the Irish Embassy, Washington DC this evening to celebrate the Government backed legal services initiative to make Ireland a global hub for international litigation and arbitration post-Brexit.
04 January 2019
The Council of The Bar of Ireland has welcomed Government approval today of a legal services initiative to make Ireland a global hub for international litigation and arbitration post-Brexit......
20 December 2018
The shocking events in the Family Court in Phoenix House this morning and other recent high profile incidents involving assaults on barristers are of utmost concern to The Bar of Ireland. Issues of safety....
05 December 2018
Speaking today in response to the Government’s approval of the proposal of Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, to increase the number of ordinary judges in the Court of Appeal from nine to fifteen, Chairman of the Council of The Bar of Ireland, Micheál P...