Legal costs

Court of Appeal: Costs order against State overturned in case brought by murder victim's family

The Court of Appeal, in a judgment delivered by its president, Mr Justice George Birmingham, has allowed the State’s appeal challenging an order that it pay half the legal costs of a murder victim’s family.

Published 19 November 2020

Barry Magee joins Office of the Legal Costs Adjudicator

Dublin solicitor Barry Magee has been appointed as a legal costs adjudicator.

Published 18 November 2020

Report recommends fee guidelines to bring down cost of litigation

The cost of litigation in Ireland should be brought down by fee guidelines, the civil justice review group chaired by former High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly has reportedly recommended.

Published 6 November 2020

Legal costs in motor insurance claims up to €112m

Legal costs in motor insurance claims rose slightly to €112 million in 2018, according to new figures from the Central Bank of Ireland.

Published 3 March 2020

High Court: Application for costs on 'solicitor and client' basis refused

A group of companies seeking costs on the “solicitor and client” basis have had their application refused in the High Court.

Published 22 January 2020