Family Law Awards


We are delighted to announce that Dr Charlotte Proudman has been nominated for Junior Family Law Barrister of the Year in the Lexis Nexis Family Law Awards 2020, largely as a result of her excellent and dedicated work on FGM cases. 

As junior counsel, Charlotte represented the mother in Re A (A Child: Female Genital Mutilation: Asylum[2019] EWHC 2475 in which the President of the Family Division issued guidance as to how family courts should approach applications for FGM Protection Orders where a family’s immigration status is precarious. Charlotte was instructed as junior counsel on behalf of the mother in Re X (Female Genital Mutilation Protection Order No.2) [2019] EWHC 1990 (Fam) in which the court issued guidance on how to approach travel restrictions in FGM Protection Order. 


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