Thursday 18 January 2018

Reforms must not jeopardise integrity of our legal system

There is now a very real concern that the proposed Legal Services Regulatory Authority will actually introduce a new and considerable level of cost into the legal system.
There is now a very real concern that the proposed Legal Services Regulatory Authority will actually introduce a new and considerable level of cost into the legal system.

David Nolan

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.

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