Charlotte specialises in all areas of personal injury and clinical negligence including complex claims involving brain injury, pain disorders and psychiatric injury. She is experienced in cases involving cyclists and has particular expertise in civil fraud claims.

Her knowledge of the health and social care sector also means that she brings additional insight and experience to cases involving injuries sustained in a hospital or care home setting.

Charlotte has a particular interest in claims involving dishonesty ranging from high value claims involving exaggerated injury and loss to staged accidents, and regularly lectures on the topic. She is often involved at an early stage to review the evidence and advise on the best tactical approach to lead the case to a successful resolution be that a finding of fundamental dishonesty, discontinuance, or settlement well below the pleaded value.

Charlotte has a busy costs practice, acting for both paying and receiving parties at all stages from Costs Budgeting through to detailed assessments, with particular expertise in the area of QOCS and fundamental dishonesty.

Charlotte also advises insurers and policyholders on policy disputes concerning policy wording and coverage and indemnity issues.

Charlotte is also a member of the Bar Council Ethics Committee.

Personal Injury
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Charlotte specialises in all areas of personal injury including complex claims involving brain injury, pain disorders and psychiatric injury. She is experienced in cases involving cyclists and has particular expertise in civil fraud claims.

Her knowledge of the health and social care sector also means that she brings additional insight and experience to cases involving injuries sustained in a hospital or care home setting.

Charlotte has a particular interest in claims involving dishonesty ranging from high value claims involving exaggerated injury and loss to staged accidents, and regularly lectures on the topic. She is often involved at an early stage to review the evidence and advise on the best tactical approach to lead the case to a successful resolution be that a finding of fundamental dishonesty, discontinuance, or settlement well below the pleaded value.

Insurance
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Charlotte advises insurers and policyholders on policy disputes concerning policy wording and coverage and indemnity issues. She also has experience on matters relating to the MIB.

Charlotte has a busy costs practice, acting for both paying and receiving parties at all stages from Costs Budgeting through to detailed assessments, with particular expertise in the area of QOCS and fundamental dishonesty.

Qualifications & Awards

Harmsworth Scholar of the Middle Temple (2000)

MA (Cantab) Hons (Law Tripos) New Hall College

Memberships

Personal Injuries Bar Association

Bar Council Ethics Committee

Cases

Barber v Somerset County Council (House of Lords) – Junior to Andrew Hogarth QC and Andrew Collender QC – Occupational Stress