Oriel studied Law with Government at the University of Ulster, graduating in 2009, before completing the Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, Chester. Oriel qualified as Solicitor in England and Wales in 2012 after undertaking an apprenticeship at a busy firm in the North West of England. In recent years she has specialised in personal injury claims, with a particular focus on road traffic accidents. Oriel joined Francis Hanna & Co in September 2021 and works within the Litigation department. She deals predominantly with defence insurance litigation and personal injury related matters.