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Profesional Background

Media & Entertainment Law (e.g. contempt of court, privacy, music copyright)
Prison Industries and Prisoner Labour
Human Trafficking
Domestic Violence

Professional track record:

2014 - present: Lecturer in Law (P/T) and Module Convenor in Public Law, New College of the Humanities, Bloomsbury, London.

2010 - present: Associate Lecturer in Law (P/T), University of Surrey, Guildford.

2009 – 2014: Lecturer in Law (P/T) University of Portsmouth

Sept 1989 - Apr 2009: Senior Lecturer in Law and Criminology, West London University (formerly Thames Valley University, London)

Sept. 1987 – Aug. 1989: Head of Modern Languages. King Edward’s School Witley, Godalming, Surrey. 11 – 18 mixed Public Boarding School. Additional duties: PE Teaching & Housemistress.

May 1986 – Aug. 1987: Personnel & Training Manager. Westbury Hotel, London, Bond Street.

Sept. 1985 – May 1986: Personnel & Training Manager. Albany Hotel Glasgow, Trusthouse Forte Hotels.

Jan. 1980 – Aug. 1985: Head of Modern Languages. Royds School, Leeds. 11- 18 mixed Comprehensive.

Sept. 1976 – Dec. 1979: Teacher of Modern Languages & PE. Wetherby High School, Yorkshire. 11- 18 mixed Comprehensive.

Sept 1973 – June 1976: Freelance Broadcaster, BBC Radio Humberside, Hull.

Language skills

  • German and English – bi-lingual
  • French: fluent
  • Spanish: conversational
  • Italian: conversational

Other skills and general interests

  • Tennis, cycling and hiking
  • Piano
  • Prison photography (permanent exhibitions in Hannover and Frankfurt prisons)
  • Volunteer (‘Gamesmaker) at the London Olympic Games (July – August 2012): interpreter and team leader in contact sports, Excel Centre, Docklands.