Incorporated Law Society of Ireland and Wakely v Brady

CourtDistrict Court (Ireland)
Judgment Date01 January 1934
Date01 January 1934
[D. C., I.F.S.]
Incorporated Law Society of Ireland and Wakely

"Traders' Associations" carried on by individual - Claim to act on "instructions" - Threat to institute "proceedings" - Demand for expenses.

Section 53 of the Solicitors (Ir.) Act, 1898 (61 & 62 Vict., c. 17), enacts that "Any person who wilfully and falsely pretends to be, or takes or uses any name, title, addition, or description implying that he is duly qualified to act as a solicitor, or that he is recognised by law as so qualified, shall be guilty of an offence under this Act, and be liable to a penalty not exceeding the sum of £10 for each offence." "Any offence under this section may be prosecuted before a court of summary jurisdiction . . ." One, Edward Mark Brady, carrying on business as "The Irish Traders' Association" (Mercantile...

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