McCabe tribunal barristers’ pay cut by €1k a day

Daily fee for a senior counsel will be reduced to €1,500

5th March, 2017
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Tribunal barristers will have to take a €1,000-a-day cut during their investigation into allegations of a smear campaign against Garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe.

The daily fee for a senior counsel will be reduced from the €2,500 rate which applied at the Moriarty tribunal, to €1,500. Junior counsel will be paid a daily rate of €1,000, compared to the previous rate of €1,500.

The fees paid to barristers during previous public tribunals were a...

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