Ex-High Court judge has to show finances before working as barrister again

71-year-old Barry White claims his judicial pension is insufficient to meet his needs

30th May, 2016
Justice Max Barrett former High Court judge Barry White found himself in something of a Catch 22 situation Pic: Rollingnews.ie

Retired High Court judge Barry White has been ordered to hand over details of his financial affairs to the Bar Council as part of his legal action to be allowed resume work as a criminal barrister.

The 71-year-old is challenging a Bar Council rule which prevents him, following his retirement, from practicing in a court of equal or lesser jurisdiction than the court in which he was a judge.

White was formerly a criminal defence...

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