Fern Schofield (nee Horsfield-Schonhut) joined Chambers in October 2019 following the successful completion of her pupillage, during which she was supervised by Greville Healey, Philip Sissons, Nathaniel Duckworth and Cecily Crampin.
As a pupil, Fern experienced a wide range of Chambers’ work. She accepts instructions in all areas of real property and landlord and tenant law. She has a particular interest in telecoms law and appeared in the first case under the New Code to be heard in the Court of Appeal, led by Wayne Clark, having worked with him on the case during pupillage.
- BA Modern & Medieval Languages (German and French), Newnham College, University of Cambridge – First class
- Graduate Diploma in Law, City University of London – Distinction
- LLM in Professional Legal Practice, City University of London – Merit
- Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School, London (Very Competent)
- Jarman Advocacy Prize, Inner Temple, 2019 (highest pupil advocacy prize)
- BPTC Exhibition Award, Inner Temple, 2017
- Paul Methven Scholarship, Inner Temple, 2017
- GDL Exhibition Award, Inner Temple, 2016
- Creighton Memorial Prize, Newnham College, 2016 (outstanding dissertation)
- Margaret Gardner Prize, Newnham College, 2016 (academic excellence)
- Alastair Graham Scholarship, Alton College, 2010