Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Ceisteanna (191)

Denis Naughten

Ceist:

191. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform if he will set out in tabular form, by reference to each named firm, the amount paid out in respect of legal fees during 2013 by his Department to law firms in or outside the State for services rendered to it; if he will provide in a similar format the amount paid out in respect of legal fees during 2013 by State bodies including commercial or non-commercial and regulatory bodies established by or under his Department, to law firms in or outside the State for services rendered to it; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11876/14]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Public)

In response to the Deputy's questions the following is a list of all legal fees paid by my Department, and those under my remit, in 2013: 

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform and Bodies under aegis Legal fees paid in 2013

Department / Office

Name of Law Firm

Amount Paid

Total Amount

Office of Public Works

A&L Goodbody

€5,058.84

 

 

Arthur Cox Solicitors

€11,445.15

 

 

Beauchamps Solicitors

€51,794.26

 

 

Michael A O'Brien & Co.

€922.50

 

 

Brady Shipman Martin

€5,535.00

 

 

McCann Fitzgerald Solicitors

€44,238.92

€118,994.67

Office of the Ombudsman

A&L Goodbody

€220,914.06

 

 

Mason, Hayes & Curran

€73,770.63

 

 

Matheson

€34,534.86

€329,219.55

Institute of Public Administration

Eversheds

€9,320.00

€9,320.00

Special EU Programmes Body

Elliot Duffy Garrett

£7,392.00

 

 

Pinsent Mason

£9,763.00

£17,155.00