Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor, April 28, 2013.

27th April, 2013
The Sunday Business Post's article on the judiciary, April 21, 2013.

Judges' options are limited

Pat Maher is right when he says judges' pay is up there with the higher scales of politicians and bankers *(Letters, 21/4/13*).

However, the vast majority of judges took substantial pay cuts on appointment to the bench. Only the best and most experienced solicitors and barristers are considered for appointment to the higher courts, and the riches generated by the private practices they leave far outweigh those they earn as judges.

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