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Legal costs for banking inquiry witnesses capped at €10,000

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

31st December, 2014

Witnesses scheduled to appear at the upcoming inquiry into the banking crisis will have their legal costs capped at €10,000.

According to new guidelines, banking inquiry witnesses will only be able to claim back the cost of hiring a barrister or solicitor if their good name could be questioned during a hearing.

The daily rate for lawyers who advise their clients during public hearings will be €850. A fee of €528 will be paid for...

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