Natalie Sedacca

PhD Research Student at University College London (UCL)


Natalie joined the Faculty of Laws in September 2017. Her research focuses on the intersection between labour rights and human rights in relation to domestic workers. It is supported by the London Arts and Humanities Partnership and a Faculty of Laws Research Scholarship.

Natalie's primary supervisor is Professor Virginia Mantouvalou in the Faculty of Laws. Her secondary supervisor is Dr Par Engstrom in the Institute of the Americas, reflecting her empirical interest in Latin America.

Natalie is a Teaching Fellow on the Tort LLB course and will be running a special seminar course on actions against the police and public authorities in the academic year 2019-20. She is on the editorial board for the UCL Journal of Law & Jurisprudence (having been joint academic editor during 2017-18) and is the Editorial Assistant for the Labour Law blog recently established by Professor Mantouvalou and others. She is also on the Executive Committee of Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights.

Natalie holds a BA / MA (Cantab) from Cambridge in Archaeology & Anthropology and an LLM in Transnational Law from King's College London.

Prior to starting her PhD Natalie spent nine years in legal practice (two years in training and seven years as a qualified solicitor) specialising in claims against the police and public authorities.