Sophie is a lecturer of law at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University. She is also a doctoral candidate at the University of Birmingham where she has also worked as a Postgraduate Teaching Associate. Sophiecompleted her LLB, with honours, at the University of Warwick in 2012, and her LLM in International Law at the University of Bristol in 2013. After completing her LLM, Sophie spent a year working as a lecturer in law at the University of The Gambia. In 2014, Sophie began her PhD at the University of Birmingham, researching in the area of international human rights law, with a particular focus on judicial independence, torture and the Human Rights Committee.