Charley accepts instructions in a variety of matters relating to personal injury including: road traffic claims; employer’s liability and public liability cases; clinical negligence claims; international and travel cases and inquests.

Charley is regularly instructed in fast track trials, small claims, CMCs, interim applications and approval hearings. Charley’s paperwork practice includes drafting statements of case and advising on both liability and quantum.

Away from chambers Charley enjoys playing football and baking.

Personal Injury
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Charley acts in small claims and fast track cases in all areas of personal injury law, including employers’ liability, public liability, occupiers’ liability and road traffic cases.

Clinical Negligence
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Charley has a particular interest in clinical negligence and is knowledgeable on issues of consent, having produced a research paper on this topic during her legal studies. Charley is keen to accept instructions in all aspects of clinical negligence litigation, including drafting statements of case and advising on liability.

International & Travel
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Charley accepts instructions in cases relating to illness and injury abroad, in particular claims under the Package Travel Regulations.

Employment & Discrimination
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Charley accepts instructions in employment and discrimination cases and is keen to develop her practice in this area.

Charley has a strong interest in the areas of fraud and fundamental dishonesty and is keen to develop her practice further.

Inquests
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Charley accepts instructions to represent parties at inquests. She is keen to develop her practice in this area.

Credit Hire
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Charley frequently acts for both Claimants and Defendants in credit hire small claims and fast track trials.

She already has significant experience cross-examining on and dealing with enforceability, need, period, impecuniosity, rate, intervention and fleet issues.

Qualifications & Awards

Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding), BPP University

Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), BPP University

BA, English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

 

Lord Justice Holker Award, Gray’s Inn

GDL Scholarship, Gray’s Inn

Baroness Cohen Scholarship, BPP University

Publications

Case Report: Ellis v Kelly [2018] EWHC 2031 (QB), Personal Injury Law Journal, October 2018

 ‘The demise of doctor-knows-best’, Gray’s Inn Student Law Journal, 2016