Legal sector is thriving but wary of dangers of skills shortages, the economy and 'Brexit'
When assessing the health of any economy, it is always wise to look to the legal sector.
Long before cranes jut into the skyline, property markets blossom and business deals bloom, lawyers are working behind the scenes drawing up contracts, negotiating on their clients' behalf and laying the groundwork for economic activity.
The Smith & Williamson Survey of Irish Law Firms 2015/2016 should therefore, overall, make for positive reading. However, it also contains warnings.