Category: Lawyers Make Millions

Legal fees to account for €400m of €1.4bn child abuse bill

PATSY McGARRY, Religious Affairs Correspondent Irish Times 13/06/09 THE TOTAL cost of institutional child abuse is likely to reach €1.4 billion, of which as much as €400 million could consist of legal costs, informed sources have indicated. It has also emerged that the €127 million which 18 religious orders agreed in 2002 to contribute to a State redress scheme has not even covered legal fees at the Residential Institutions Redress […]

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