Coral, a past Chair of AWS London, initially worked as a litigator in private practice, before moving to The University of Law (formerly The College of Law). The major part of her career has been developing distance learning materials, initially at Legal Network TV, and then overseeing design of e learning for the Graduate Diploma in Law and The Open University LL.B.

Coral is a great believer in mentoring schemes and works with the charity, Career Ready. She is an external governor for Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh. Coral is the academic advisor on the Development and Equality Committee and the e Learning Committee for the Judicial College.