Dr Elaine Freer is a criminal barrister at 5 Paper Buildings where she prosecutes in criminal cases, and appears for registrants in professional disciplinary matters. 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. She is currently the academic member of the Sentencing Council, and sits as a Deputy District Judge (Civil and Family).