DPP to call for hike in barrister fees

The Bar Council and DPP officials met last week to discuss the matter after an escalation in rhetoric by the barristers’ body

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
21st July, 2019

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has said it will call on the government to increase barristers’ fees after a threat of industrial action.

The Bar Council warned of industrial action in relation to criminal cases in a letter to the DPP last month in a long-running row over pay.

The council and DPP officials met last week to discuss the matter after the escalation in rhetoric by the barristers’ body....

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