Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Questions (124)

Jonathan O'Brien

Question:

124. Deputy Jonathan O'Brien asked the Minister for Finance the amount of money spent in fees across all Departments to private audit and advisory firms in each of the years 2011 to 2018. [18840/19]

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Written answers (Question to Finance)

Below, please find a breakdown of fees paid for legal and consultancy work to private audit and advisory firms by my Department, in each of the years 2011 to 2018.

 

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

 2017

 2018

A&L Goodbody

 2,823

 2,869

2,873 

54,740

 

 

 

44,034

Agency Assessments Ireland

 

 

 

1,230

 

 

 

 

Aram

 100,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arthur Cox

 

 2,879,427

 1,728,407

824,247

934,654 

242,234

286,961

435,061

BDO

 

 64,575

 

 

 

 

 

 

Byrne Wallace 

 

 

 

6,605

 

 

 

 

Carr Communications 

 

 

 

 

37,018

73,136

 

 

Charles River Associates

50,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crowe Howarth 

 

 

36,851

 

 

 

 

 

Deloitte

 

61,553

35,055

 

 

 

 

 

Dillon Eustace

 

 

 

 

36,900

 

 

 

Ernst & Young

 

 

 

6,150

 

 

 

 

Grant Thornton

 

31,808

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hayes Solicitors

6,050

 

 

6,888

74,251

3,766

1,449

 

Hogan Lovells International Ltd

 

 

 

3,200

 

 

 

 

IBFD

 

 

 

 

76,974

 

 

 

Indecon 

 

 

28,290

103,689

106,887

 

67,121

438,254

KPMG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

119,138

Mamo TCV

 

 

 

 

 

 

2,460

 

Mason Hayes & Curran

 

 

 

10,455

 23,567

733

 

 

Matheson

 

289,604

717,923

88,314

33,333

 

 

123,035

Mazars

52,454

60,885

 

 

 

 

 

 

McCann Fitzgerald

 

 

 

 

 

 

3,754

 

Merc Partners

 

 

 

 

63,748

 

 

 

Mercer (Ireland) Ltd

 

73,800

72,570

 

 

 

 

 

MKF Property

 

 

 

28,721

 

 

 

 

PMCA Economic Consultancy

 

 

49,043

 

 

 

 

 

PWC

 

 

 

 

 

73,031

 

 

VM Forensics Ltd

 

 

 

14,804

16,133

1,476

 

 

William Fry

 

 

 

20,664

570,469

245,236

1,659,773

464,832

The Deputy might note that further information on all legal and consultancy spending is available on my Department’s website: www.gov.ie/en/collection/ae6733-consultancy/