Sunday September 20, 2020

Barristers will have to reimburse ‘devilling’ fees

Members of the Bar Council have failed to block an attempt to force barristers to pay for their devils’ fees

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent

@aarrogan
28th July, 2019

Members of the Bar Council have failed to block an attempt to force barristers to pay for their devils’ fees.

A motion was proposed at the Bar of Ireland’s AGM last Monday which stated that a group should be set up to establish how to reimburse new barristers for the fees they incur during a mandatory unpaid year known as “devilling”.

Most young barristers also devil for a second year...

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