Category: The Redress Board

Lawyers earn €157m from institutional abuse cases

Ken Foxe, Public Affairs Correspondent: Sunday Tribune 5th December 2010 Some €157m has been paid in legal fees to barristers and solicitors who worked on behalf of victims of institutional abuse. The costs make up more than 15% of all the money paid out as part of the redress scheme for thousands of people who suffered sexual and physical abuse in industrial schools and other institutions. Six firms of solicitors […]

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