Carola joined 4 New Square in October 2021 following the successful completion of her pupillage, during which she was supervised by Shail Patel, Tom Shepherd, and Matthew Bradley. She is developing a broad commercial practice in line with Chambers’ core areas of work.
Prior to commencing pupillage, 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. She previously worked as a legal research assistant for a member of the Oxford law faculty, working on textbooks on contract law in both England and Wales and in Asia.
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, and during pupillage won first prize in The Times Law Awards.