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Solicitors: end of banks’ age of innocence

The multimillion-euro deals done by Michael Lynn and Thomas Byrne have signalled a sudden and dramatic turnaround in the relationship between banks and solicitors, writes Ian Kehoe.

27th October, 2007

The multimillion-euro deals done by Michael Lynn and Thomas Byrne have signalled a sudden and dramatic turnaround in the relationship between banks and solicitors, writes Ian Kehoe.

In purely monetary terms, the actions of solicitors Michael Lynn and Thomas Byrne are not enough to break any of the major banks.

However, the activities of the two Dublin-based lawyers - who secured multiple mortgages on dozens of properties - have exposed some serious flaws in the...

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