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 high profile 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. 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.