Erica is a trainee solicitor at Bhatt Murphy.
Prior to joining Bhatt Murphy, Erica was a criminal justice intern at JUSTICE. Erica assisted JUSTICE’s Working Party on Parole by preparing research papers for discussion at Working Party meetings. In particular, Erica’s work focused on the role of the Parole Board in supervising sentence progression, and ways that the Parole System could promote rehabilitation. Erica also prepared research for JUSTICE’s briefing on the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, focusing on the Bill’s interaction with Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
Erica graduated from the University of Cambridge with a first class degree in Law in 2020. She then completed a Human Rights LLM at University College London with a distinction in 2021, which was funded by a scholarship from UCL. She is currently studying the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law, which is funded by the Law Society’s Diversity Access Scheme.
During her studies, Erica volunteered at the Haringey Migrant Support Centre, Reprieve and the UCL Public International Law Pro Bono Project. Prior to this, Erica was President of the Cambridge University Law Society in 2019-20.