In family law Charlotte enjoys a broad practice encompassing all aspects of public and private law, children and money, injunctive relief and emergency applications. She appears at Family Proceedings Court, County Court and High Court levels. She regularly represents parents in care proceedings. She has been instructed in a number of lengthy and complex disputes, involving allegations of physical abuse. Charlotte has also been instructed by the extended family members and prospective adopters regarding special guardianship and adoption applications. In respect of private late applications Charlotte has significant experience of residence and contact disputes. She has dealt with a number of complex cases involving S.9.5 guardians. Issues have included allegations of abuse, personality disorders and hostile resident parents. Charlotte has dealt with applications for the removal from the jurisdiction.
Charlotte has significant experience in matrimonial finance involving property disputes and issues concerning business interests and pensions. She is also instructed in matters of equitable co-ownership including TLATA and Schedule 1 applications and claims brought under the Inheritance Act.
Inheritance, Wills and Probate
Charlotte’s civil practice predominantly concerns matters of a family nature: trusts, inheritance and probate.
- Charlotte is in charge of the pupillage administration at Pump Court Chambers.
- Children Private Law
- Children Public Law
- Family Finance
- Inheritance, Wills and Probate
- Public Access and Direct Access
- LLB (Hons) in Law with French Law and Language 2000
- Maitrise (LLM) in European Law, Lyon 2001
- BCV College of Law London 2003
- Family Law Bar Association
- Personal Injury Bar Association
- Charlotte enjoys travelling, running, skiing and the food and wine of France.
- Led by Miranda Allardice in the case of Van Laetham v Brooker and Caradoc Estate Ltd  EWHC 1478 (CH0.  2 FLR 495.
- Re A, B, C, D & E (Final Hearing)  EWFC B186