Law firm earns €4.9m at Redress Board

One firm of solicitors earned almost €5million in legal costs for representing victims before the Residential Institutions Redress Board, according to the board’s annual report issued last week.

22nd July, 2006

One firm of solicitors earned almost €5million in legal costs for representing victims before the Residential Institutions Redress Board, according to the board’s annual report issued last week.

Lavelle Coleman, of Fitzwilliam Square in Dublin, was paid €4.9million for representing 325 clients, an average of more than €15,000 per client.

Michael E Hanahoe solicitors of Parliament Street, Dublin, received €4.4 million on behalf of 240 clients, an average of €18,450 each.

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