I took my first degree in Chemistry at Oxford University in 1984. In 1988, I was awarded a doctorate from Oxford for my thesis on the use of X-ray reflection to study liquid surfaces. I worked in industry and in the voluntary sector before returning to university in 2007, taking a GDL at Bournemouth University, followed by the LPC. In 2010, I was appointed to a post at Bournemouth University, teaching Equity and Constitutional and Administrative Law. I joined the Penryn Campus of the School of Law at the University of Exeter in 2011 In 2013, I moved to the Streatham Campus. I am module convenor for the Trusts and the Medical Ethics and Law modules, and I teach of the Law of Torts module.