MLRC is delighted to welcome David Joyce as our new solicitor and colleague. David has been working with MLRC since the end of July 2017 as a locum solicitor.
David is a solicitor with extensive experience in housing law having worked as a Legal Officer for Threshold. David Joyce initially qualified as a Barrister at Law, having graduated from Kings Inns with a Barrister at Law Degree and a Diploma in Legal Studies. David was called to the Bar in 2005 and practiced as a Barrister for eight years. Prior to entering the legal profession he worked in community development with a number of local and national NGO’s and holds a Diploma in Community Development and Youth Work from NUI Maynooth. David was Interim Manager of LEAP (Legal Education for All Project). He has served as a member of expert bodies such as the European Roma Rights Centre Budapest, National Consultative Committee on Racism and Interculturalism, Bar Council of Ireland, Executive of the Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the National Economic and Social Forum. David is currently a member of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission and the EU Fundamental Rights Agency.
We are delighted to welcome David to the MLRC team. There is no doubt that with David’s extensive experience he will help MLRC grow and build on our work providing free legal help for people at the margins of our society.
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