Charlotte is extremely capable, focused on detail, excellent client manner-realistic advice whilst being on side and confidence building. Her advocacy is also exceptional under pressure.

Legal 500, 2024



Year of Call: 2007


Charlotte is recognised as a leading junior in Family: Children And Domestic Abuse, as such she has a wealth of experience in complex private, international and public law cases; regularly appearing in the High Court.

In her private law practice, Charlotte is frequently instructed in matters involving the most serious of issues, including allegations of parental alienation, domestic abuse and the abuse of a child (emotional, physical, sexual).

International work, represents an important aspect of Charlotte’s practice and she has experience in cases involving abduction as well as those private law cases with an international element, such as leave to remove applications (both temporary and permanent), together with issues relating to the relocation of a child to different jurisdictions by the state.

Charlotte’s public law practice focuses on those cases that include significant allegations of harm, including non-accidental injury, shaken baby syndrome, fabricated or induced injury cases, together with cases relating to mental health or incapacity concerns.

Charlotte is known for her empathy, preparation, and ability to quickly earn the trust of her clients

Notable Cases

  • A & B, Re (Parental Alienation by the Non-Resident Parent) [2022] EWFC B8
  • Re SL (Permission to Vaccinate) [2017] EWHC 125 (Fam)Leading case on vaccination of a child, led by Hannah Markham KC.
  • X and Y (Children : Final judgment) [2017] EWFC B118 (11 November 2016)
    Instructed by the LA in matter in which the Mother was found to have fabricated illness in both children.