Joyce is a solicitor advocate and accredited mediator, providing advice and advocacy services to a wide variety of clients in the commercial, regulatory and financial services sectors, in courts and tribunals and using alternative dispute resolution techniques.  Joyce regularly advises clients on the defence of class actions, otherwise known as Group Proceedings in Scotland.

Clients include public bodies, private sector businesses, universities, private schools, regulators and individuals seeking advice in relation to the application of professional standards and contractual and common law duties in many different contexts.

Living Brodies' values

Joyce works hard to maintain and strengthen the firm’s inclusive culture, which is reflected in the firm’s values and its approach to working collaboratively with clients.

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  • Elected Chairman of the firm for three terms (2004-13).
  • Awarded Honorary Doctorate by the University of Dundee.
  • Non-executive member of the Independent Monitoring Authority for the Citizens’ Rights Agreements (IMA).
  • Chair of George Heriot's School Board of Governors, appointed July 2020.
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  • Ranked Band 1 for Banking Litigation and Litigation in Chambers UK 2024.
  • Ranked by Legal 500 UK 2024 as 'Hall of Fame' leading individual for Commercial Litigation.