The Brief 12th July

Barristers Andrew Robinson and Peter Leonard present The Brief, weekly legal current affairs show.

Guests this week:

David Nolan SC, Chairman Elect of the Bar Council in his first radio interview since his appointment, tells Andrew that the Bar Council want to work with the Minister for Justice to improve the legal system.

Deputy Dara Calleary, Fianna Fail spokesman on Justice slams the Minister for Justices proposed “new quango” and talks about Dr. James Reilly’s troubles.

Attorney Eamonn Dornan, who is representing Ed Moloney and Anthony McIntyre on the Boston College subpoena issue. Peter asks him for the latest news on this.

Regular contributor barrister Mark Tottenham of on the latest superior Court decisions on the law of guarantees and the taxing of legal costs.

Solicitor Fintan Lawlor and tax consultant Cathal Lawlor on wills, gifts, to charity, tax and your legal questions.