Attorney Joy Richard Fatoyinbo studied law at the University of Hamburg. After being awarded with a Master of Laws (LL.M.), he volunteered in the legal department of the Caritas in Paris.
He then went on to complete his legal clerkship at the Superior Court of Justice in Berlin with stations at the Bundestag's committee for culture and media, a law boutique in Munich focussing on intellectual property as well as a German / South African law firm in Cape Town.
During his assignment as an articled clerk, attorney Fatoyinbo conducted a motivational workshop for youths with migration background for the Hamburg school board.
Following his passing of the German bar, he published an article on “communal culture funding during the time of crisis” in the German parliament's journal “Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte” (APuZ).