Lisa has over 20 years’ experience in social welfare law working in the advice and community sector. She has a background in legal aid casework, youth and community development and regeneration. She has also been a consultant and researcher in advice needs, international human rights and more recently has been leading public legal education research and programming.
She specialises in PLE in the context of access to justice both in the UK and abroad; her expertise is in bringing together theory and practice, policy development and designing community education programmes to meet the needs of vulnerable people.
She is researching a PhD in law and critical theory and co-convenes clinical teaching at Birkbeck College School of Law, University of London.