Junior barristers cut fees as competition heats up

Junior barristers are slashing their fees because of intense competition for work, according to documents seen by The Sunday Business Post.

14th July, 2007

Junior barristers are slashing their fees because of intense competition for work, according to documents seen by The Sunday Business Post.

Some solicitors, on the other hand, are now charging ongoing hourly fees, plus a final instruction fee when a case is settled.

In one recent case, a major firm of Dublin solicitors billed a client €4,804.50 for 12 hours and 40 minutes of work during a case, involving three contested adjournment applications in the...

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