Charlotte represents women and girls in cases of gender-based violence particularly female genital mutilation (FGM).
Known as the “feminist barrister” and “#MeToo pioneer” 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 quotas for women is the only solution to gender equality in the workplace.
Combining the law and academia, Charlotte is a Junior Research Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge where she researches FGM jurisprudence in Western nations. She was awarded her Doctorate on FGM law and policy in the UK from King’s College, Cambridge.
With a commitment to ensuring gender equality under the law, Charlotte is a fierce campaigner, writing and speaking about gender discriminatory legislation. Charlotte is advising Girls not Brides UK on making child marriage a criminal offence in the UK and increasing the age of marriage from 16 (with parental consent) to 18.