Camila is a first six pupil barrister and joined Crucible in October 2022. She will be available to take instructions from the beginning of April 2023.
Prior to pupillage, Camila worked as a paralegal in a criminal defence firm, supporting fee earners in private matters and preparing legal aid cases. She also worked as a research assistant to a leading KC in extradition, crime, and public law.
Before this, Camila completed the Death Penalty Project and Doughty Street Chambers – Kalisher internship, where she worked on death penalty appeals and constitutional challenges before the Privy Council. She volunteered with a cleaner’s trade union, utilising her Spanish-speaking skills to represent members at company hearings.
Alongside her studies, Camila worked as a support worker in an anti-trafficking and modern slavery safehouse. She also taught debating across London prisons as a Vocalise mentor.
Outside of work, as a Davis Peace Prize recipient, Camila curated a gallery exhibition held at the Middle Temple celebrating the achievements and contributions of former refugees to the UK.
Scholarships & Awards
- Davis Peace Prize, Davis Projects for Peace
- Death Penalty Project & Doughty Street Chambers Scholarship, Kalisher Trust
- Lloyd Jacob Memorial Award, Knights of the Round Table/Middle Temple
- Elected President of the Middle Temple Students’ Association
- Jules Thorn Scholarship, Middle Temple
- BPTC Scholarship, BPP Law School
Camila Ferraro news.
Crucible Pupil Diary: Update 5.
Diary: Life as a Crucible Pupil - Month 3.
Diary: Life as a Crucible Pupil - Month 2.
Diary: Life as a Crucible Pupil - Month 1.
The first in a series of updates from our Pupils
Camila Ferraro and Liam Chin commence pupillage.