Current Employer/Organisation Name
What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?
I did an LLM in International Human Rights. Since then I joined the consumer organisation Which Legal where I give legal advice and champion rights of the individual.
Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?
I enjoy problem solving and empowering individuals. I assess their factual situations and informing them of their legal rights. This allows individuals to challenge traders and corporations who have given them faulty goods and poor customer service. I help individuals achieve just results by negotiation and court action.
Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?
I taught at Further Education colleges and INTO Exeter, whilst studying part-time.
What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?
The highlight of my course was a trip to the UN in Geneva. Apart from all the gold and wealth of the buildings; the diplomatic meetings were an eye opener.
What did you enjoy most about studying here?
The opportunity to meet international students from a variety of different legal backgrounds and systems provided exciting discussions.
Why did you choose to study at Exeter?
Local connections. I am from Devon and have family connections here.
What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?
Communication skills and being open-minded and willing to take on challenges.
What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?
Work hard, be rigorous and resilient.
What are your plans for the future?
To continue legal practice maybe teach again too.