Erica trained at Bhatt Murphy, joining the firm in 2021. She represents clients seeking accountability from the police, prisons and other state bodies in claims for false imprisonment, assault, and breaches of the Human Rights Act, Equality Act, and Data Protection Act. Erica has developed a particular interest in representing families of those who have died in police and prison custody and assists families through the inquest process and in subsequent civil claims.
Erica has a first-class degree in law from the University of Cambridge and an LLM with distinction in Human Rights Law from UCL. Erica has also obtained a distinction in the Legal Practice Course 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.