Described in Chambers and Partners as “Easy to deal with, professional, efficient and able to put the client at ease…a very thorough and personable barrister” and in Legal 500 as “Tough, bold, charming and up for a challenge”, Caroline is a panel barrister for a major group of insurers.
Caroline has extensive experience in drafting robust pleadings in cases of suspected fraudulent road traffic accidents as well as Part 20 Claims, Part 18 and Part 35 requests and interlocutory applications. Caroline is frequently instructed to test the credibility of witness evidence in conference and advise generally as to prospects of successfully pursuing a matter to trial following review of the evidence. As well as undertaking interlocutory hearings, Caroline is regularly instructed to trial in both Fast Track and Multi Track matters and has a wealth of experience of induced and staged accidents, bogus passengers, LVI, exaggerated personal injury and inconsistent damage.
Caroline has dealt with many cases involving the MIB and claims involving complex arguments surrounding Article 75. She is experienced in both pleading and arguing s.152 RTA matters and seeking and resisting declaratory proceedings.
Caroline has been awarded three scholarships from Lincoln’s Inn: Eastham Scholarship, Lord Haldane Scholarship, and Hardwicke Scholarship.
Caroline is a school governor and also sits on the No5 pupillage committee.
“Very strong advocacy and cross-examination skills.” “Knowledgeable, great with clients and well prepared.”
Chambers UK 2020
“She has an excellent grasp of the issues and puts clients at ease.”
Legal 500 2020
“She provides clear and prompt advice, and has an excellent rapport with clients.” “She’s a very thorough and personable barrister.”
Chambers UK 2019
‘Tough, bold, charming and up for a challenge.’ ‘Tough, bold, charming and up for a challenge.’
Legal 500 2019
“She’s really good. Clients just really like her, she has very good interpersonal skills, she’s concise and she gets to the nub of the issue.” “She was very easy to deal with: professional, efficient and very down-to-earth, putting the client at ease.”
Chambers UK 2018
“She is very sensitive with confidential matters and she definitely gets the message and her case across.” “She is very sensible and very approachable. She does not over-complicate issues and makes my life as a solicitor easier.”
Chambers UK 2017
BA(Hons) History. University of Leeds. First Class.
GDL and BVC. BPP Law School, London.