Katie is a solicitor qualified to practise in Ireland, England and Wales. She trained as a solicitor in a private practice firm specialising in human rights and immigration law. Katie then held legal research and policy positions at Amnesty International Ireland and with a children’s rights campaign, Stand Up for Children. Katie graduated from NUI Galway with a Bachelor of Civil Law and from the University of Essex with a Masters in International Human Rights Law. She also holds a Certificate in Child Law from the Law Society of Ireland and diplomas in Legal French and Legal Irish.