- LLB, Law and Politics, University of Hull
- MSc in Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Salford
- Diploma in Compliance
- Barrister at Law, Lincolns Inn
- Solicitor of the Supreme Court, SRA
- Over 10 years experience in legal practice together experience in the immigration sector, advising University departments on privacy law and immigration law and Tier 4 compliance. Duties included holding seminars globally on education and privacy law.