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Caroline Stone's practice focuses on public and regulatory, employment and asset forfeiture law. Recent cases of note include acting as junior counsel in a six-week 'fitness to practise' hearing before the General Medical Council and litigation involving a national security dimension. Caroline has experience of advocacy in the High Court, County Courts, Employment Tribunals and various specialist Tribunals. She also has a busy advisory practice. Caroline's meticulous attention to detail, pragmatic advice, personable approach and keen instinct for legal argument are among her key strengths.
Called 2005; Middle Temple. In March 2011, Caroline was appointed to the 'C Panel' of the Attorney-General's List of Junior Counsel. In 2009, Caroline was nominated for a Bar Pro Award for her involvement in a judicial review challenging the closure of hospital facilities, for which she received a special commendation from the judging panel. Following the award of an outgoing Pegasus Scholarship, in late 2011 Caroline will undertake a two-month secondment at the Legal Resources Centre, Cape Town, one of South Africa's pre-eminent public-interest law clinics. Cases will involve refugee and housing law. Prior to joining 3PB, Caroline was a judicial assistant at the War Crimes Chamber of the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo, which culminated in assisting to draft a verdict (2007). In 2006, she worked as a researcher on the 'Permission Stage Project', a Nuffield Foundation-sponsored study into the mechanics of judicial review, undertaken by the Human Rights Centre at the University of Essex. This was preceded by a seven-month stint as a legal intern at the Public Law Project. Publications of note: 'Corner House Revisited: The Law Governing Protective Costs Orders'  JR 43; 'Whose car is it anyway?' 'New Law Journal', 159 NLJ 595; 'R v Morgan; R v Bygrave - A Case Commentary' 'Proceeds of Crime Review: The journal of Asset Forfeiture and Money Laundering', 2008 Vol 2, 55-57.
Administrative Law Bar Association, Human Rights Lawyers' Association, Proceeds of Crime Lawyers' Association.
North London Collegiate School, London; MA (Hons), Law, Downing College, Cambridge University (2003); Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School (2005); Queen Mother's Scholar (Major BVC Scholarship, Middle Temple) (2004); Chrystal Macmillan Prize (Middle Temple) in recognition of BVC results: 9th in year of 300 (2005) Pegasus Scholarship (South Africa, 2011).
Singing and photography.
Administrative and public law; Employment