Our Staff

Jane O’Connell

Legal Officer

Jane has been working with the Migrant Rights Centre Ireland since May 2017. She provides assistance and advice to migrant workers on their rights and entitlements, and is responsible for managing case work in the areas of workplace exploitation, immigration and human trafficking for labour exploitation. She also advocates on behalf of migrant workers seeking redress for employment rights violations before the Workplace Relations bodies. Jane has extensive experience in the fields of access to justice, immigration, employment law and human rights. She is a qualified solicitor both in Ireland and in England and Wales. Jane also holds an L.L.M. in International Human Rights Law from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUIG and a Diploma in Employment Law from the Law Society of Ireland.