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...
18 October 2018
In advance of European Lawyers’ Day (25thOctober 2018), The Bar of Ireland and The Law Society of Ireland hosted a panel discussion entitled, Does The Law Ensure Fair Civil Trials? An International Panel Perspective on Upholding the Rule of Law on Thursday...
19 September 2018
Commenting today on the publication of the second and final report of the Personal Injuries Commission, Micheál P. O’Higgins SC, Chairman of the Council of The Bar of Ireland said, “We welcome the work of the PIC and support any initiative which upholds the concept of...
20 July 2018
Council of The Bar of Ireland welcomes recognition of Ireland’s cost effective criminal legal aid system
04 July 2018
Chairman of the Council of The Bar of Ireland, Paul McGarry SC welcomes the ISDA Master Agreement Announcement
01 June 2018
Growing interference in the independence of courts and the judiciary a sinister development, says Chairman of The Bar of Ireland