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Taxing master cuts lawyers’ fees in IBRC-Quinn case

Legal heavyweights Brian Murray and former attorney general Paul Gallagher represented the bank

30th October, 2016
Sean Quinn

The taxing master of the High Court has found it was neither necessary nor reasonable to brief two senior counsel to secure the bankruptcy of former billionaire Sean Quinn.

While Quinn’s €2 billion personal insolvency battle came to an end in 2013, IBRC’s dispute with law firm McCann Fitzgerald over five-figure sums due to various lawyers in the case was only settled last week. Legal heavyweights Brian Murray and former attorney general Paul Gallagher represented...

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