MLRC is delighted to welcome Sinead Kerin as our new solicitor and colleague! Sinead who has been working with MLRC since May 2015 as a locum solicitor, has now stepped into the new role of a third full-time solicitor with MLRC.
Sinead is a solicitor with extensive experience in social welfare and housing law having worked with Focus Ireland in Limerick for several years. Sinead graduated from University College Cork and has a degree in Sociology and Geography and completed her Masters in International Studies from the University of Limerick. Sinead worked as a legal researcher for the Northern Ireland Assembly, the University of Ulster and for a Member of the European Union before qualifying as a solicitor in 2009 having completed her apprenticeship with Augustus Cullen Law in Wicklow. Since qualification Sinead has worked as a legal researcher for the International Development Law Organisation, a Child Law Legal Researcher for McMahon Solicitors and as manager of Focus Ireland Advice & Advocacy Centre in Limerick where she her main work and advocacy was in social welfare and housing law. Sinead is an active volunteer and member of the Public Interest Law Alliance (PILA), the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, (ISPCC) and Amnesty International.
We are delighted to very warmly welcome Sinead to the MLRC team and working with Sinead to grow and build on MLRC’s work providing free legal help for people at the margins of our society.
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