Reforms must not jeopardise integrity of our legal system
THE Irish legal system impacts on every man, woman and child in this country. Because of their far-reaching impact, any substantial changes to that system must, therefore, be given appropriate consideration and debate.
The Justice Minister is currently working on amendments to the Legal Services Regulation Bill, which will introduce an independent regulator for the legal professions.
The Bar Council, the ruling body for barristers, welcomes legal reform, including independent regulation.