Jane Martin

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business and Law
Economics, Finance and Law
Areas of Expertise:
Law , Criminal law , Family law , Medical law , Tort law
Research Supervision:

Jane is an expert in criminal litigation and other areas of the law, particularly in relation to professional skills and the application of the law.

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Following her degree in History and Politics, Jane qualified as a solicitor, working in private practice as a partner specialising in litigation.

Jane then joined the Crown Prosecution Service, eventually managing the CPS in Cambridge before moving to CPS HQ as a policy adviser to the DPP and then as policy adviser to the Director of the Serious Fraud Office.

After leaving government work, Jane acted as in-house counsel for a charity that supported women who had been trafficked and as a consultant specialising in research and strategy for public agencies working in complex communities.

Research interests
  • Landscape history and the law
  • Professional skills for lawyers
Areas of research supervision
  • Trafficking
  • Criminal litigation
  • Criminal law
  • BA (Hons) History and Politics, Warwick University
  • Solicitor of the Supreme Court