Hon. Justice Haastrup attended the Prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1986 to 1989 where she obtained her LLB; she was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1990. She joined the National Industrial Court of Nigeria, Abuja in 2002 as Senior Registrar I, and rose through the ranks to the position of Chief Registrar in 2009. It was from that position of service to the Court that she was appointed a Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. She is very widely travelled. A member of several professional bodies, both local and international, His Lordship is in the Abuja Judicial Division of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.