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 with land acquisitions, development set ups and 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 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;
  • Landlord & Tenant; lease extensions, assignments;
  • Refinancing; remortgaging; equity release
  • First registrations of land, transfers of equity, adverse possession applications
  • Deed of Easements; rights of way; grants and releases
  • Land acquisitions, development set up and plot sales
  • Section 106 agreements and other planning agreements
  • Purchase of freehold/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