Camila is a first six pupil barrister and joined Crucible in October 2022, and has been on her feet since April 2023. Camila accepts instructions in the Magistrates' Court, Youth Court and Crown Court. She also accepts instructions in other areas of Chambers' work such as regulatory matters and professional discipline.
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: May 2023.
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.