• A mature and impressive junior with a conscientious and intelligent approach to all cases. Charlotte specialises in crime and public law. 

    Crime  

    A talented and conscientious advocate with a reputation for excellent client care. Charlotte's practice, both publicly and privately funded, encompasses the full range of criminal offences. 

    Charlotte is well regarded as an approachable and empathetic advocate with a professional and realistic approach. In court Charlotte has a reputation as an impressive jury advocate with excellent judgement and a confident, persuasive manner. 

    Public Law

    A talented junior with an impressive practice in public law, particularly Public Inquiry work. Charlotte is currently instructed on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, the Undercover Policing Inquiry and the Manchester Arena Inquiry as Counsel to the Inquiry. 

    Corporate and Financial Crime  

    A professional advocate with a calm, confident approach to complex financial crime. 

    Charlotte defends in forfeiture proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She has also represented individuals charged with bankruptcy offences in Crown Court. 

    Regulatory

    A skilled advocate with a keen interest and aptitude for all aspects of regulatory law. 

    Charlotte has a family background in medicine and has an interest in all medical regulatory work. As a keen and accomplished sportswoman Charlotte also has an interest in sports tribunal work. 

    Appointments 

    • Counsel for the Home Office (Asylum and Immigration Appeals) 
    • Direct Access appointed
    • Government Legal Department Junior Junior counsel list
    • The Nursing and Midwifery Council approved list
    • The Youth Justice Legal Centre approved counsel

    Professional Memberships

    • Association of London Welsh Lawyers
    • Criminal Bar Association
    • Women in Criminal Law
    • Middle Temple

    Publications

    • Credited as a researcher in Sentencing for offences of cheating the revenue (R v Michael Richards and others) for LexisNexis (2017).
    • Contributed to research for – ‘A Practical Guide to INTERPOL and Red Notices (Bloomsbury)' by Christopher David and Nicholas Hearn.

    Education 

    • LLM Law, BPP University
    • BPTC, BPP University (Queen Mother scholar)
    • GDL, City Law School
    • English BA Hons Queen Mary University (& Berkeley, University of California, USA)
    • State School 

     

     

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  • Corporate and Financial Crime

    A professional advocate with a calm, confident approach to complex financial crime.

    Overview

    Charlotte defends in forfeiture proceedings under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002. She has also represented individuals charged with bankruptcy offences in the Crown Court.

    Experience

    Prior to joining Chambers, Charlotte gained experience working on an anti-bribery and corruption risk assessment as part of a global compliance review for a major international corporation.

    Charlotte has assisted in case preparation for individuals facing investigation by the Serious Fraud Office; the Financial Conduct Authority, and; the US Department of Justice.

    Charlotte has been instructed by the Bank of England and HMRC, on separate matters, to provide advice and assistance on ongoing financial investigations.

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  • A talented and conscientious advocate with a reputation for excellent client care. Charlotte's practice, both publicly and privately funded, encompasses the full range of criminal offences. 

    Overview

    Charlotte is well regarded as an approachable and empathetic advocate with a professional and realistic approach. In court, Charlotte has a reputation as an impressive jury advocate with excellent judgement and a confident, persuasive manner. 

    Charlotte is a conscientious and scrupulously fair prosecutor. Her meticulous preparation and engagement with the issues early on in a case make her a highly effective Crown advocate. 

    Experience

    Charlotte applies the same conscientious, intellectual rigour to every case. This reliable approach, combined with her ability to communicate and engage with clients, make her a sought-after advocate.

    Recent cases include robbery, burglary, possession with intent to supply (drugs), coercive or controlling behaviour, murder (led by Anne Whyte QC), assault, ABH, GBH, arson, juror misconduct, driving offences, and perverting the course of justice.

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  • A skilled advocate with a keen interest and aptitude for all aspects of regulatory law.

    Overview

    Charlotte has a family background in medicine and has an interest in all medical regulatory work. As a keen and accomplished sportswoman Charlotte also has an interest in sports tribunal work.

    Experience

    Charlotte has a broad experience of medical regulatory work. She has been instructed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, and has assisted on General Optical Council and General Dental Council disciplinary cases.

    Charlotte has assisted members of Chambers on sports regulatory cases and is keen to develop this area of her practice.  Charlotte contributed to a ‘Review of the Criminalisation of Doping in Sport’, and continues to monitor international developments in this area.

  • Inquests, Inquiries and Public Law

    Charlotte's intelligent and thorough approach make her a highly sought-after advocate in inquiry and inquest work. 

    Overview

    A talented junior with an impressive practice in public law, particularly Public Inquiry work. Charlotte is currently instructed on the Grenfell Tower Inquiry, the Undercover Policing Inquiry and the Manchester Arena Inquiry as Counsel to the Inquiry. 

    Experience

    Charlotte's current public law practice builds on her previous experience in Central Government.

    Prior to joining Chambers Charlotte worked in the Cabinet Office and No.10 Communications department. This role included working on the Prime Minister's knife crime strategy; analysing draft primary legislation and developing a public communications strategy for the Iraq ('Chilcot') Inquiry. 

    In her first advocacy role, after being called to the Bar, Charlotte represented the Secretary of State in human rights, asylum and immigration appeals at the first-tier tribunal. 

    Charlotte's recent practice has been dominated by her work in this field.  Since 2018 Charlotte has been instructed for a witness in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.  Since 2020 she has been Junior Counsel to the Inquiry team in the Manchester Arena Inquiry.  She is currently instructed as Junior counsel in the Under Cover Policing Inquiry.

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