Monday 24 September 2018

Analysis: There's no guarantee on better calibre judges and no action on tackling legal costs

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John Downing

John Downing

Legend has it that on the eve of a referendum in October 2013 on plans to set up Ireland's newest law court, posters appeared in the leafier Dublin suburbs carrying the slogan: "Vote Yes to the Court of Appeal - and job creation."

Sometimes in the posher neighbourhoods, with more lawyers per square inch than any other locality, they speak of little else.

For the rest of us, keeping lawyers and courts far away is our life's work.

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