Hilkka Becker is a senior solicitor with the Immigrant Council of Ireland – Independent Law Centre. She is a graduate of law of the University of Hamburg and is also qualified to practice law in Germany. Hilkka holds a post graduate diploma in employment law from UCD and a Certificate in Judicial Review from the Law Society of Ireland. She was admitted to the roll of solicitors by the Law Society of Ireland in 2003. Hilkka is a member of the European Immigration Lawyers’ Network and and has worked as a trainer and international legal consultant with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Council of Europe. She is a board member of AkiDwA and a member of the Law Society’s Human Rights Committee.