With a first degree in International Politics and Criminology, Anne-Marie has previously been a frontline practitioner in both the voluntary and public sectors. Her experience supporting refugee communities in Kosovo fuelled her interest in international human rights law; she later worked alongside the police and the CPS as an independent advocate for survivors of rape and sexual abuse.
Following completion of the Graduate Diploma in Law in 2015, Anne-Marie undertook an LLM in International Human Rights at Birmingham City University, during which she focused on human trafficking and contemporary slavery.Anne-Marie teaches Public Law and International Human Rights Law.
Anne-Marie is continuing her research into trafficking and slavery as the focus of her PhD. She is aiming to examine the impact of the recent Modern Slavery Act and expansion of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority, as well as the role of statutory and non-statutory agencies in supporting victims.