5 Essex Court

Molly Joyce

Call 2016

Police Law

Molly regularly acts for police forces before the Crown and Magistrates’ Court in civil applications relating to domestic violence, sexual offending, closure orders and forfeiture of cash under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. Molly also has experience representing police forces in claims arising under the Police (Property) Act 1897 and in applications for disclosure in the Family Court. 

Molly regularly provides advice to police forces on operational queries and, as in-house counsel, has provided assistance to a number of police forces on a range of day-to-day issues.

During pupillage, Molly carried out extensive disclosure reviews for the Metropolitan Police Service and also acted as independent counsel for LPP sifts in a number of ongoing criminal investigations. She also worked on false imprisonment, assault/battery, police misconduct and malicious prosecution cases under the supervision of Jonathan Dixey, Anne Studd QC, Francesca Whitelaw and Claire Palmer.