October 22, 2005

Law Society defends 'charges' stance

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The Law Society has rejected suggestions by the Residential Institutions Redress Board that it has reacted in an "ad-hoc" fashion to the controversy over the

In a strongly-worded letter sent to the board yesterday, the society's director-general, Ken Murphy, said the board's criticism - contained in a rare public statement from the redress body the previous night - was unjustified.

The move comes as the society's complaints committee begins sifting through a rising number of complaints about solicitors over charging practices.

Posted by kshaw at October 22, 2005 10:15 AM