Charlotte lives in Kendal with local roots and a family history in construction. She was educated at Casterton School and studied Law at Lancaster University.

Charlotte went on to complete her legal studies with a masters degree before starting her training at Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand. Charlotte qualified in March 2016 and has been specialising in property matters ever since. Charlotte was most recently appointed Head of Residential Conveyancing, and works on both residential and commercial property matters. Charlotte joined the partnership in June this year.

Charlotte particularly enjoys development work, acting for developers with land acquisitions, new build developments and plot sales.

Together with her love of cars and formula one, in her spare time Charlotte is a keen hockey player and member of Ambleside Hockey Club.

Charlotte is also a member of her local law society, the Westmorland Law Society, and acts as Treasurer.

Charlotte Russell




  • Residential conveyancing
  • Commercial and rural property transactions
  • Commercial Landlord & Tenant; leases, assignments
  • Refinancing; remortgaging; equity release
  • First registrations of land, transfers of equity, adverse possession applications
  • Deed of Easements; rights of way;
  • Land acquisitions, new build development and plot sales
  • Section 106 agreements; planning agreements including option agreements, pre-emption and overage
  • Purchase of freehold/reversionary interests
  • Lease extensions.


  • 2007 – 2010 2:1 LLB (Hons) Law Degree from Lancaster University
  • 2010 – 2012 Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School, Manchester
  • 2013 Masters Degree in Professional Legal Practice from BPP Law School, Manchester
  • 2016 Admitted to the roll of Solicitors for England and Wales