David Drumm not looking for a lot of bail terms to return to Ireland, says legal expert

The former Anglo CEO has offered to comply with strict bail conditions in Ireland

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David Drumm pictured in 2006 | Image: RollingNews.ie

A legal expert says the former head of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, is not looking for a lot in terms of bail conditions to return to Ireland

Mr Drumm has offered to return and adhere strict bail conditions - if the State does not oppose bail while he awaits trial.

He wrote to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) last week and is alleged to have offered to wear an electronic tag, hand over his passport and sign on in a garda station daily among several conditions.

Mr Drumm is currently being held on remand in the US pending an extradition hearing.

He has already been refused bail twice, and remains in custody in Boston.

He faces 33 criminal charges relating to transactions carried out while he was in charge of Anglo Irish Bank.

Larry Donnelly is a law lecturer from NUI Galway.

"With his lawyers looking to see if you're extradited on foot of an extradition warrant it has to be a crime in the United States and here in Ireland" he told Newstalk Breakfast.

"And what I suspected they're trying to do is try to limit down the amount of offences he can be charged with on foot of the extradition warrant - that's where I suspect the real legal wrangling is going on" he added.