Bethany is a qualified non-practising solicitor-advocate who before joining Middlesex full-time was a judicial review lawyer at Public Interest Lawyers.
From September 2016 - May 2017 Bethany was a visiting fellow and researcher at the University of Warwick Centre for Human Rights in Practice. The research was part of a broader right to truth project and her specific research question was whether public inquiries are effective truth-seeking mechanisms. This question was examined with reference to the numerous Iraq-related inquiries.
'Combat Immunity and Enhanced Compensation Consultation Response' Shiner, B, Mallory, C & Musa, S. 2017
BA Art and Psychology (1st), University of Liverpool (Liverpool Hope University)
MA Art and Politics, Goldsmiths, University London
Graduate Diploma in Law
Legal Practice Course
Qualified as a solicitor-advocate in 2015
Bethany is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
She has externally taught English Criminal Law as a Visiting Lecturer at the Université Catholique de Lille.
Public law and Human Rights
- the increasing challenge in holding the state to account particularly in the military realm
- the legacy of the Iraq litigation
- whether public inquiries are human rights compliant truth-seeking mechanisms
- the impact of big data and algorithms on democratic processes
Bethany's work has been cited in Parliamentary Briefing Papers (Armed Forces Compensation Scheme, March 2017)