Jane Martin

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Arts, Law & Social Sciences

Department:Anglia Law School

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Business, management, leadership and law

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