| 4.6°C Dublin

Close

Premium

‘The fun has gone out of things’ – Ken Murphy retires after 26 years in charge of the Law Society

The long-time director-general believes new guidelines will turn solicitors off bringing personal injury cases

Close

Law Society director-general Ken Murphy. Photo: Damien Eagers/INM

Law Society director-general Ken Murphy. Photo: Damien Eagers/INM

Law Society director-general Ken Murphy. Photo: Damien Eagers/INM

Guidelines slashing personal injury awards will make it unattractive for solicitors to bring cases in future, the outgoing director-general of the Law Society believes.

Of all the issues Ken Murphy has had to grapple with during his 26 years in charge of the representative, educational and now semi-regulatory body for solicitors, he readily admits none have received as much attention as personal injury litigation.


Privacy