Lisa joined the University of Oxford in 2017 to undertake research into the influence and effect of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 under the supervision of Prof. Fernanda Pirie. In her research, she will consider how corporations have responded to transparency measures outlined by the Act.

Prior to joining the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Lisa was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London specialising in commercial dispute resolution and corporate investigations. She is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor in New Zealand, and a Solicitor with Higher Rights in England and Wales. Lisa was also a research assistant at UNIDROIT, a tutor for Torts and Law and Society at the University of Auckland Law School. 

Lisa holds a Master of Laws from the University of California, Berkeley as a recipient of the Spencer Mason Scholarship, and a conjoint Bachelor of Arts and Law (Honours), from the University of Auckland. 


Research projects