Healy O'Connor

Plans to Bring Reform to the Legal Profession

LEGISLATION that will comprehensively reform the legal professions will be published in September, Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said last night. Speaking at the publication of a report on the solicitors’ profession by Anne Neary and Frances O’Toole, he said the planned Legal Services Bill would move the professions from the 19th to the 21st […]

Reform of Consumer Law

The Government has pledged to address the “inherently unbalanced” relationship between consumers and businesses through a “major overhaul” of legislation to be rolled out next year, the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton has announced. Among the key elements of the overhaul of consumer law will be a prohibition on sellers charging payment […]