Carolina França is a dual-qualified Brazilian lawyer and barrister-at-law in England and Wales with a broad international experience. As a maritime law practitioner, she advises clients in common law and civil legal systems conflict, notably the English legal system. Carolina França specialises in various consultative matters by dealing with marine and cargo claims, oil pollution, protection and indemnity, ports and terminals and regulatory matters. She has also been widely involved in emergency response to complex accidents (e.g., on-board explosions, collisions, oil spill and ship grounding), working closely with maritime authorities and other regulatory bodies. Carolina França is also a member of Wista Brazil, the Ibero-American Institute of Maritime Law and the Brazilian Maritime Law Association.