Law Society president says it has Shatter 'on the run'

The new president of the Law Society has told the Southern Law Association that the society has the Minister for Justice "on the run".

30th December, 2012
Minister for Justice Alan Shatter.

The new president of the Law Society has told the Southern Law Association that the society has the Minister for Justice "on the run".

James McCourt was referring to lengthy delays in passing the Legal Services (Regulation) Bill. The legislation, which will radically overhaul the legal profession, was demanded by the troika as part of the EU/IMF programme for financial support for Ireland.

The Law Society and the Bar Council have mounted campaigns of...

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