Dr Elaine Freer is a criminal barrister at 5 Paper Buildings where she prosecutes and defends in criminal and regulatory matters in the Youth, Magistrates’ and Crown Courts. She is also a College Teaching Officer and Fellow in Law at Robinson College, Cambridge, where she supervises undergraduate students from across the University in the modules of Criminal Law, and Criminology, Sentencing and the Penal System. After undergraduate and Masters degrees at Selwyn College, Cambridge, she completed a PhD at Keele University before undertaking pupillage.