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Freshfields and Eversheds make up most Irish applications as numbers spike


By Victoria Basham

10 August 2016 at 11:37 BST


As the number soared to over 300 after the UK's vote to leave the EU, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Eversheds have made up the bulk of UK admissions to the Irish bar so far this year.

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Freshfields has registered approximately 130 lawyers so far in 2016, while the figure for Eversheds is around 100. The Irish Law society did not comment on specific firms, but revealed that there have been a total of 319 admissions so far this year – up from 186 before the vote.

According to the Irish Law Society, since the referendum, it has received approximately 30 initial queries per day from UK solicitors.

Source: Legal Business

 
   
 
 
 

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