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I read law at the University of Newcastle-Upon Tyne and later completed an MA in Politics from the University of Manchester.  I began my career in teaching before commencing at Northumbria Law School in 2013, first as a graduate tutor, before being promoted to a lecturing post in September 2017. 

My research tends to concentrate on international criminal law. To date, my research has been published in the Leiden Journal of International Law, the Journal of International Criminal Justice and the Journal of Criminal Law. In August 2017, findings from my research were quoted in a judgment of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia—a tribunal established by the United Nations and the Cambodian Government to try crimes committed during the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970’s. I recently co-edited a journal special issue examining how today's 'misinformation age' is shaping international criminal justice. 

My teaching experience is in the law of tort and, more recently, public international law. In the past I have taught Constitutional and Administrative Law. Along with my colleagues, I am an author of English Legal System, published by Oxford University Press. For three years I was the leader of a distance-learning LLM programme in Information Rights Law before becoming the admissions tutor for the Bar Training Course. 

In 2019 I was awarded a Middle Temple Scholarship and was later called to the Bar of England and Wales in the summer of 2021. I am a Partner at the Health and Care Professions Council and frequently sit on Fitness to Practice panels. 

Education/Academic qualification

Law, LLB (Hons), Newcastle University

Law, PhD, Northumbria University

Education, PGCE, University of Leicester

Politics, MA, University of Manchester


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