Andrea is a Civil Justice Lawyer at JUSTICE and brings with her a range of experience from a varied practice within human rights and public law.
After graduating from the LLB and the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow, Andrea went on to work in employment law at Anderson Strathern LLP before spending two years at the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry where she led on the investigation of historic abuse within religious institutions.
As a legal researcher to Edward Fitzgerald QC at Doughty Street Chambers, Andrea has a special interest in human rights and judicial review and has provided research for several high-profile cases including those involving death penalty appeals at the Privy Council.
Whilst completing a litigation-based traineeship at Brodies LLP, Andrea spent six months on secondment with the Scottish Government Legal Directorate where she furthered her experience in policy work, judicial review and legislative reform.
As a law undergraduate, Andrea was awarded the John Mathers ‘Rising Star’ Award and the Muscatelli Talent Scholarship. In her final year of her Undergraduate degree, she co-founded a charity supporting refugees and spent time volunteering at Dunkerque refugee camp. Andrea continues to carry out voluntary work and currently runs two Christmas appeals benefitting care home residents and under-privileged children.