Archive for November, 2011

The Troika Rampages Across Europe…

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011 at 14:33

  The effect of the Troika’s actions on the regulation of Irish legal services has been severe and radical. The combined might of the IMF, the EU, and the European Central Bank is considerable. Ireland, however, is only one of its beneficiaries. Italy, Greece, and Portugal are also feeling the heat of change chasing them. […]






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Tesco (Ireland) Law?

Sunday, November 27th, 2011 at 18:54

Ireland is about to head towards Tesco Law. Turns out that Tesco is in Ireland also, so that helps. Last Friday (25 November) I spoke at a conference at University College Dublin on Regulating the Legal Profession. Ireland has introduced its own Legal Services Regulation Bill (PDF of Bill here) which is based on a […]






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What Should We Teach in Law School?

Monday, November 21st, 2011 at 10:49

(thanks to New Yorker)  There is one thing wrong with the question in the title and that is whether in fact we should have or need to have law schools. The more I think about what the UK Legal Education and Training Review has to do, the more I feel for them. Probably since the […]






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