Mercy Law Resource Centre

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has announced the launch of its first-ever Final Hour Campaign, a donation programme to support the charity’s work providing free legal advice and representation to those at risk of homelessness. The 2022 Final Hour Campaign will ask law firms from across Irela

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has expanded its legal team with the appointment of Adam Boyle as a solicitor. Mr Boyle qualified as a solicitor in summer 2022 after training with McCann FitzGerald, where he worked in the litigation and dispute resolution department on matters involved fraud, defam

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In legal circles it’s a rare occurrence when a rising young lawyer moves from a corporate law firm that advises multinational companies, financial institutions and government to one which provides free legal advice to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. This, though, was the de

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has reported an increase of more than 180 per cent in queries from people who have been refused access to emergency homeless accommodation. The independent law centre received over 2,000 phone calls in 2021 and assisted 503 individuals and families at risk of homeles

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has announced the appointment of Aoife Kelly-Desmond as its new managing solicitor. MLRC, which provides free legal advice to homeless people and people at risk of homelessness, assists around 1,600 individuals and families per year.

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC), which provides free legal advice to homeless people and people at risk of homelessness, assisted over 1,600 individuals and families last year. The law centre's annual report for 2019, launched today by Housing Minister Darragh O'Brien, reveals a 17 per cent increas

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Ireland's housing crisis is now "an acute health crisis" for vulnerable people in homeless accommodation or overcrowded housing, the Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has warned. Welcoming plans to ban evictions and freeze rents for three months in response to the coronavirus outbreak, managing solic

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The Government should take urgent action to address the "dysfunctions and failures" in the homeless system, Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC) has said. The law centre, which provides legal advice to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, has published a new research report on the su

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Civil legal aid should be widened to include areas of the law such as housing and homelessness, the Chief Justice of Ireland, Mr Frank Clarke, has said. Ireland's top judge made the remarks at the launch of the Mercy Law Resource Centre's 2018 annual report, which was streamed live over the internet

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Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC), which provides free legal advice to homeless people, has welcomed law student Louis O'Carroll as a legal intern. Mr O'Carroll, a student at Trinity College Dublin and winner of this year's Trinity FLAC moot competition, is due to commence his final year of stud

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Mercy Law Resource Centre, which provides free legal advice to homeless people, has announced the appointment of solicitor Sinead McGarrigle to its legal team. She will work alongside managing solicitor Rebecca Keatinge, solicitor Paul Dornan and volunteer solicitor Aoife Gillespie to provide legal

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Aoife Gillespie has joined Mercy Law Resource Centre, which provides free legal advice to homeless people, as a volunteer solicitor. Ms Gillespie is a dual-qualified solicitor and barrister who currently heads the immigration team at Dublin firm Philip Lee.

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