The Bar Council of Ireland, which represents the state’s 2,173 practising barristers, is to consider withdrawing its support for the Free Legal Advice Centre (Flac).
A motion will be discussed at a meeting tomorrow to stop support as well as financial donations until the agency introduces a policy on reporting abuse of children or vulnerable persons to the relevant authorities.
Flac, which is a not-for-profit established by law students in 1969, is a voluntary...
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