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 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 high profile cases involving female genital mutilation (FGM) and she has been nominated for the women’s True Honour Awards 2019.
Combining legal practice and academia, Charlotte is a Junior Research Fellow at Queens’ College, Cambridge. She researches FGM jurisprudence in Western nations. Charlotte was awarded her Doctorate on FGM law and policy in England from King’s College, Cambridge. A former Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School, she studied feminist legal theory.
With a commitment to ensuring gender equality under the law, Charlotte is a fierce campaigner, writing and speaking about gender discriminatory legislation.