Jane Martin

Senior Lecturer/LLB Course Leader

Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law

School:Economics, Finance and Law

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Law , Criminal law , Family law , Medical law , Tort law

Research Supervision:Yes

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.



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