Known as the “feminist” barrister by Legal Cheek; she is described by the Telegraph as “clever”, “confident”, “impressively well-versed on women’s rights”; and she was pronounced winner of the legal debate of 2018 arguing a quota for women is the only solution to gender equality in the workplace.
As a human rights barrister, Charlotte represents women and girls in cases involving female genital mutilation (FGM), forced marriage and sex trafficking.
Combining legal practice and academia, Charlotte is a Junior Research Fellow in Human Rights at Queens’ College, Cambridge. Charlotte researches FGM jurisprudence in Western nations, applying a human rights and feminist theoretical framework. She was awarded her Doctorate on FGM law and policy in England from King’s College, Cambridge. Charlotte was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School where she studied feminist legal theory.
With a commitment to ensuring gender equality under the law, Charlotte is a fierce campaigner, writing and speaking about violence against women and girls.