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Charlotte is currently in her 2nd six of pupillage working under the supervision of Andrew Duncan.
During her 1st six of pupillage, Charlotte has assisted on a range of care proceedings and private children law matters, representing parents, Local Authorities and Guardians. Charlotte has assisted with the preparation of position statements, case summaries and Orders and has gained experience drafting schedules of inconsistencies for use during complex fact-finding hearings.
Prior to joining Senate House Chambers, Charlotte worked as a Paralegal in the Childcare department of a local firm of solicitors. Charlotte undertook fee-earning work and assisted with predominantly Care Proceedings, both before and after issue, in addition to rule 16.4 cases and applications for Special Guardianship Orders.
After completion of the BPTC, Charlotte worked at a solicitor’s firm in London and assisted with Private Family Law matters, such as applications under Section 8 of the Children Act 1989 and Divorce and Ancillary relief proceedings, in addition to Civil Litigation disputes.
During the BPTC, Charlotte was elected as Student Representative the year. In this role, Charlotte acted as an advocate on behalf of her cohort to discuss any issues or concerns students had and attended meetings with the Course and Programme Leaders to reach a suitable arrangement for all parties concerned.
Call to the Bar:
Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), BPP University, London (2020) – Outstanding
Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons), Nottingham Trent University (2019) – 2:1
Scholarships and Awards:
Exhibition Scholarship, Inner Temple (2019)
Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award, Inner Temple (2019)
Academic Excellence Scholarship, BPP University (2019)
Dean of the Law School’s Award for Academic Excellence (2016)