Office News – Holland Condon Solicitors Kilkenny

July 23, 2018

Irish Courts Services Report 2017 just published

The Courts Service Annual Report 2017 was presented to the Minister for Justice and Equality by the Chief Justice Mr. Justice Frank Clarke on 17th July. The Report refers to the 650,000 matters that came before the courts last year – of which 427,000 were criminal offences.   The net cost to […]
July 11, 2018

Solicitors are such a happy bunch !!

Of course, there are happy and unhappy people in every profession, and lawyers are not the exception. However, it is sobering to look at the statistics measuring just how unhappy lawyers are. The often-cited Johns Hopkins University study of more than 100 occupations found that lawyers top the list for […]
June 25, 2018

English Legal News – Historic shift as women outnumber men practising as solicitors

As the solicitor profession becomes increasingly diverse, pressure is growing for greater equality in the workplace, the Law Society of England and Wales said as its Annual Statistics report for 2017 revealed there are now more women than men practising as solicitors. thsi already occurred in Ireland some 4/5 years […]
June 11, 2018

Complaints against Irish solicitors at an all time low !

The Law Society of Ireland is the statutory regulator with regard to complaints against solicitors. Complainants include clients, other solicitors, financial institutions, and the Registrar of Solicitors. Complaints fall into three main categories – misconduct, excessive fees, and inadequate professional services. The number and nature of complaints serve as a useful indicator of the quality of service provided by solicitors […]