The Bar Council has moved to fill a hole in its pension scheme of close to €1 million, following a Labour Court decision.
The deficit, a result of “prevailing economic conditions” according to the council’s 2017 annual report, was originally tagged at €4.4 million last year, placing a significant risk on the organisation.
In lieu of hiking up barristers’ membership subscription fees by around 7 per cent to service the demand, the...
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