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#Legal Fees

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about whether legal fees will be paid to school abuse victim applicants Redress Scheme

Concerns raised about whether legal fees will be paid to school abuse victim applicants

Thirteen applicants to the scheme have been offered €84,000, but there are concerns over the associated legal costs.

From TheJournal.ie The State has paid out over €1 billion in Hepatitis C and HIV compensations Tribunal

The State has paid out over €1 billion in Hepatitis C and HIV compensations

A State tribunal last year awarded one victim of contaminated blood products €2.96 million.

From TheJournal.ie How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting Money Money Money

How much has Ireland's Apple tax appeal cost so far? Over €3.6 million and counting

The government has spent €1.7m on legal fees this year alone.

From TheJournal.ie The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000 Annual Report

The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000

The HSE’s spend on legal and professional fees increased by 28.6% last year – rising from €47m to €60.5m.

From TheJournal.ie Landlords of 5-bedroom house which housed 70 tenants ordered to pay €60k Courts

Landlords of 5-bedroom house which housed 70 tenants ordered to pay €60k

The pair will have to pay the local authority’s legal costs following the court’s decision.

From TheJournal.ie It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Donegal County Council

It has cost over €360,000 to investigate this senator's €2,000 expense claims Exclusive

Sipo has ruled that Brian Ó Domhnaill contravened ethics legislation, something he has strongly denied.

From TheJournal.ie It has cost almost €300k to investigate this senator's €2k expense claims Donegal County Council

It has cost almost €300k to investigate this senator's €2k expense claims Exclusive

Legal and translation fees connected with the case have added up to a significant amount.

From TheJournal.ie Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years Power Grid

Eirgrid spent €2.7 million on legal fees in the last five years

For 2014/2015 alone the company paid out €747,390 for legal services.

From TheJournal.ie Counting the cost: Ian Bailey ordered to pay up to €5 million for legal action Legal Fees

Counting the cost: Ian Bailey ordered to pay up to €5 million for legal action

A decision on costs in his failed action against the State will be made today.

From TheJournal.ie Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him Bills

Ian Bailey could have millions in costs awarded against him

Legal sources say his bill will be “not low in the seven figures”.

From TheJournal.ie SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction Legal Fees

SIPTU told to pay DAA and Ryanair's legal fees over strike injunction

Justice Gilligan placed a stay on the ruling subject to a full hearing on the issues around the strike.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Yes, State legal spending is significant – but it’s an investment in our democracy Opinion

Column: Yes, State legal spending is significant – but it’s an investment in our democracy

What distinguishes a democracy from other systems is a fair balance between the might of the State – which has very substantial legal resources at its disposal – and the capacity of citizens to challenge its power, writes Noeline Blackwell.

From TheJournal.ie NAMA paid out over €143m in consultant fees since 2009 Fees

NAMA paid out over €143m in consultant fees since 2009

More than €18 million has been spent of legal fees since NAMA’s inception in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Legal Battle

HSE paid out over €255m on legal fees since 2005 Exclusive

The legal fees bill reached over €46.5m in 2012, an increase of more than €10 million on 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Over €9.5 million spent by the State on legal fees in 2012 Legal Fees

Revealed: Over €9.5 million spent by the State on legal fees in 2012

The amount was revealed in a Parliamentary Question which was asked last week.

From TheJournal.ie Pringle could face substantial legal costs after European court loss Pringle

Pringle could face substantial legal costs after European court loss

The independent TD said that if the court decides he’s liable for a six figure sum he does not have the cash in hand to pay.

From TheJournal.ie Wexford General Hospital spends €1.4 million on one legal case Wexford

Wexford General Hospital spends €1.4 million on one legal case

The fees are for one ongoing employment case and have to be covered by the hospital’s budget.

From TheJournal.ie Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off' Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks 'received £7m pay-off'

Latest reports say that Brooks received the pay-off after she resigned from News International last year.

From TheJournal.ie TD welcomes barrister fees cut Legal Fees

TD welcomes barrister fees cut

Seán Crowe said money paid to the legal profession by the board that compensated survivors of residential abuse was one of the worst examples of a “flawed system”.

From TheJournal.ie €196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal Mahon

€196 million: the estimated final cost for the Mahon Tribunal

The Department of the Environment updates its formal estimates on how much the Planning Tribunal will cost the public.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

The nine stories you need to know this morning, including: students expelled from Dublin school over Facebook messages, one third of voters don’t know how they’re voting – and Copper Face Jacks…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the Mahon Tribunal worth the money?

It exposed details of “endemic” corruption and is expected to cost as much as €250million. So was it worth it?

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Abusive emails, alcohol tests and a triple limb transplant…

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year... Millions

Here’s how much the Government spent on legal fees last year...

Enda Kenny said proposals for a competitive tendering process to cut costs have been rejected.

From TheJournal.ie State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders Child Abuse

State to pay €50 million in legal fees for religious orders

The payouts arise from the work of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse, which was set up in 2000 and published the Ryan Report in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent Legal Fees

Legal aid lawyers have fees cut by another 10 per cent

Almost one-third has been knocked off solicitor and counsel fees in criminal legal aid scheme since 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Moriarty Tribunal has cost State €42m so far, Kenny reveals Moriarty

Moriarty Tribunal has cost State €42m so far, Kenny reveals

The costs to the Department of the Taoiseach have reached €41.96m, with barristers earning up to €2,000 a day.