Confidential information and “baseless claims”: law firms slug it out over Tusla contract
Bluechip practice Mason Hayes & Curran initiated High Court proceedings after Cork firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin came out on top for a valuable legal contract with the Child and Family Agency, valued at around €2.1 million. Matters are escalating.
Declan Black: “You have one reputation as a lawyer. Once you compromise yourself for a client, you are bought“
As managing partner of Mason Hayes & Curran, Declan Black heads a law firm with 90 partners and 500 staff. He talks about his rise to the top, the future of the profession and when to tell a client if they need to fight or settle.