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 LPC and her masters degree at BPP Law School in Manchester before starting her training at Oglethorpe Sturton and Gillibrand. Charlotte qualified in March 2016, and works on both residential and commercial property matters.

Charlotte particularly enjoys development work, acting for developers to obtain land for development followed by the subsequent 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 has also recently taken up a seat on the committee of her local law society, the Westmorland Law Society and acts as Treasurer.

Charlotte Russell




  • Residential Conveyancing;
  • Commercial Property transactions;
  • Landlord & Tenant; Lease extensions, assignments;
  • Refinancing; remortgaging; equity release
  • First registration of land, transfers of equity, adverse possession applications
  • Deed of Easements; grants and releases
  • New builds and property developments, section 106 agreements
  • Purchase of freeholds/reversionary interests


  • 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
  • 2014 Commenced Training Contract with Oglethorpe Sturton & Gillibrand
  • 2016 Admitted to the roll of Solicitors for England and Wales