Jochim studied Classics at Cambridge University before moving to Italy to teach English as a foreign language. When she returned to England she worked for The Observer newspaper for a number of years before deciding to study law. She completed her CPE and LPC and went on to qualify as a solicitor with West End English/Italian firm Amhurst Brown Colombotti. After qualifying Jochim joined the Litigation department of the firm and specialised in employment law and general commercial litigation.
Since joining Westminster Law School, Jochim has taught extensively on both the LLB and Legal Practice Course (LPC) and has been a Principal Lecturer in Law since 2009. She is the Study Abroad Exchange Co-ordinator for Law and is currently the Student Experience Lead for the Law School. She is also course leader for the M-Law (Integrated Master’s in Law), European Legal Studies and Law with French Law degrees.
Jochim is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has a Master's in Higher Education.
Jochim teaches Tort Law and is also the LLB Employment Law module leader. In addition, she has lead and taught on the Legal Systems and Skills, 21st Century Law and Skills, Legal Practice Skills and Clinical Legal Practice 1 modules.
Jochim's research interests include the legal profession and study abroad.