Portrait of Charlotte Trace

Charlotte Trace

Year of Call 2012

Professional Practice

Charlotte is instructed in all areas of family law, predominantly matrimonial finance and private law Children Act matters. She successfully completed pupillage at 29 Bedford Row in 2014 and now has a busy and successful practice.

Prior to joining chambers, Charlotte spent a year working as a paralegal in the family department of Withers LLP assisting on a number of high value financial disputes including Tchenguiz-Imerman v Imerman [2012] EWHC 4277 (Fam) and [2013] EWHC 3627.

  • Recommendations

    Matrimonial finance practitioner with growing expertise in high net worth disputes. She often handles matters with jurisdictional issues and offshore assets, and is well regarded for her knowledge of all manner of financial issues. Strengths: "Has the ability to grasp the complex financial matrix quickly and discover what is and what is not important. The speed and accuracy with which she works is impressive." "She's a tenacious and forceful advocate who gets results without coming across as being too aggressive.”
    Chambers and Partners 2020
    “Charlotte is an absolute pleasure to work with and an exceptional talent at the bar. She is dedicated to getting the best possible results for her clients and is not afraid of hard work. During secondment she quickly became a central part of the team and earned immediate trust and respect from all of her peers. She was quick to accept any challenge placed before her and showed real intellect and flare in getting the job done. Higher praise and gratitude could not be given.”
    “She is academic whilst approachable, professional whilst personable with clients. I find Charlotte a pleasure to work with.”
  • Personal Information

    Charlotte was educated at Christ’s College, Cambridge before undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Law and Bar Professional Training Course at The City Law School, London. She is a Denning Scholar of Lincoln’s Inn.

    Outside work, Charlotte’s interests include live music, travel and spending time with her family in Devon.


  • Resolution
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn