Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL. B) degree and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in English and Linguistics, both from the University of Ghana, Legon. She also holds a Master of Laws degree in Legal Practice from BPP University, United Kingdom.
She is a key member of the team that works on the Firm’s CSR and pro bono matters through the Fair Justice Initiative where she focuses on combating discrimination against current and former inmates of prisons across Ghana, ensuring equal access to effective legal representation, advocating for the improvement of the conditions of confinement in Ghanaian prisons, and generally providing support for the overall improvement of the Ghanian criminal justice system.