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 focus on digital marketplaces and consider how different sections of the supply chain respond to transparency measures outlined by the Act.

Prior to joining the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Lisa was a research assistant at UNIDROIT, a barrister and solicitor at Chapman Tripp in New Zealand, and a tutor (for Torts and Law and Society) at the University of Auckland Law School. Most recently, Lisa was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London specialising in commercial disputes resolution and investigations. She is a qualified solicitor with higher rights in England and New Zealand.

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. 


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