Samantha Orenstein

Trainee Solicitor
Corporate & Private Equity

Samantha is a Trainee Solicitor in our Corporate & Private Equity team.

She studied the LLB at the University of Sussex. During this time, she volunteered as a Gateway Assessor for Citizens Advice and set up the first student housing co-operative in the South-East of England.

Samantha previously worked as a Research Associate in the law department at the University of Sussex and as a paralegal at a top 100 law firm in London. She recently achieved a distinction in her LLM and LPC at City, University of London.


  • Trainee Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Sep 2022 – present)
  • Volunteer Workshop Facilitator, Schools Consent Project (Jan 2022 – present)
  • Paralegal, Leigh Day (Nov 2020 – Aug 2021)
  • Research Associate, University of Sussex (Jul 2020 – Sep 2020)
  • Gateway Assessor, Citizens Advice (Feb 2019 – Nov 2020)


  • City, University of London: LLM Legal Practice (2021- 2022)
  • University of Sussex: LLB, Law with Spanish (intermediate) (2017 – 2020)
  • Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: Land in the City – Green in the City (2019 – 2019)
  • Utrecht University: Law and Sustainability (2018 – 2018)

Memberships / Trustee Positions

  • UK Environmental Law Association member