J completed the GDL at Oxford Brookes University and the Bar Course at City Law School. While studying, J was awarded the Droop and Lord Bowen Scholarships from Lincoln’s Inn, the School of Law essay prize from Oxford Brookes and an academic scholarship from City Law School. J has had an active mooting career, most recently winning the Commonwealth Mooting Competition as half of the UK team in Goa in 2023. In 2022, J won the ESU and LSE-Featherstone national mooting competitions. J also coaches GDL students in mooting at Oxford Brookes.
J holds an MA in Journalism from the University of British Columbia, where she studied as an Oxford-Canada scholar, graduating at the head of her cohort. J also holds a BA in French and Italian from the University of Oxford. She speaks both languages fluently and is a prize-winning literary translator. J is also a volunteer mentor with the Target Oxbridge project.