Hundreds of solicitors and barristers hired by witnesses to represent them at the Mahon Tribunal are set to receive additional one-off payments of up to €50,000 at the taxpayers' expense.
The tribunal has estimated the full cost of paying 'brief fees' to as many as 625 solicitors and barristers at €27.8 million.
Brief fees are paid to barristers to familiarise themselves with the background to a new case, and are paid on top of the daily...
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