Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality

Access to Justice and Legal Costs: Discussion (Resumed)

Ms Isolde Goggin:

If I could make a final point, that is where we believe the sole practitioner rules work against new entrants to the bar. The fact that, from the very start, one has to be a sole practitioner is very hard for somebody who does not have a lot of backing.