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‘He threatened to kill me and burn my home’ – lawyer Alan Toal alleges assault by ex-client

Gardaí probing claims barrister was punched and headbutted in Offaly hotel last month

Barrister Alan Toal yesterday. The lawyer supplied an eight-page statement to gardaí. Photo: Mark Condren

Barrister Alan Toal yesterday. The lawyer supplied an eight-page statement to gardaí. Photo: Mark Condren

September 01 2022 02:30 AM


A lawyer has broken his silence over his alleged assault and the theft of his car by a former client.

Veteran barrister Alan Toal (60) said his assailant threatened to kill him and burn his home down.

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