Carola read History at Magdalen College, Oxford, graduating with First Class Honours (4th highest in year) and winning several University and College prizes. She took a year out to teach English in China, before undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Law at Oxford Brookes, where she finished joint first in her year. She was awarded Lord Bowen, Lord Denning and Hardwicke scholarships by Lincoln’s Inn, and holds a First Class LLM from the University of Cambridge. Carola enjoys writing, and while at Oxford won the University’s Ronnie Payne Prize for Student Journalism. She has been published in several national newspapers and magazines.