Virginija joined IRC Independent Law Centre as a solicitor in May 2021. Prior to taking up the role, she trained with KOD Lyons Solicitors in their Immigration & Asylum and Civil Litigation Departments. She also worked with Migrant Rights Centre Ireland, where she managed extensive casework in the areas of irregular migration, employment rights, and trafficking for labour exploitation.

Also a Board Member of the Workplace Relations Commission, Virginija holds MA in International Relations from DCU, Professional Diploma in Employment Law from UCD, and a Certificate in Immigration Law and Practice from the Law Society of Ireland. In 2014, she completed a professional fellowship sponsored by the US State Department and Boston College focused on juvenile justice.

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