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and information on Irish legal matters





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These pages are for interest only
and no legal responsibility is accepted for their content!
See below.

(The watermark on this site is based on my drawing of
the Four Courts on the banks of the River Liffey in Dublin)


I qualified as a barrister in Dublin, Ireland, in Trinity term 1995. A PRACTISING barrister is a lawyer who specialises in court work and expert opinions.

The Code of Conduct
for the Bar of Ireland says that:

In Ireland, a barrister may only carry out work if instructed by specified categories of professionals, including:

and – in connection with non-contentious matters –

Outside Ireland, a barrister may work for

But Directive 98/5/EC of the European Parliament allows qualified lawyers to practise permanently in any Member State, subject to certain requirements.


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