Sabine joined the School of Law in 2000. She graduated from Hamburg, qualified as a lawyer in Berlin, and holds a Diploma in Comparative Law awarded by the University of Paris II and a PhD from the University of Sheffield. Sabine’s research interests include end of life decision making, in particular the controversial issue of assisted dying. For the EAP, Sabine contributes to research on the Mental Capacity Act and compliance with the UNCRPD and the Mental Health and Justice project. She is also Director of the Essex Transitional Justice Network.