Kate is a Graduate Teaching Fellow and PhD candidate at the University of Liverpool School of Law and Social Justice. Her research focuses on emergency legislation, specifically the legislative scrutiny of emergency laws. She obtained her LLB from the University of Liverpool in 2017 and her LLM from the University of Cambridge in 2018. Kate is a non-practising barrister, having been called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of Inner Temple in 2019. Prior to beginning her PhD she worked in legal practice for two years.