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Competition chief criticises legal profession

The chairman of the Competition Authority has accused the legal profession of being ‘‘overpriced, unaccountable and archaic’’, but says that change is on the way as a result of the EU/IMF deal.

26th March, 2011

The chairman of the Competition Authority has accused the legal profession of being ‘‘overpriced, unaccountable and archaic’’, but says that change is on the way as a result of the EU/IMF deal.

Declan Purcell said Ireland had made a commitment in the EU/IMF memorandum of understanding to regulate the legal profession’s affairs by agreeing to establish an independent regulator for the profession by September, and to implement the outstanding recommendations...

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