Charlotte Newell is an experienced criminal practitioner, ranked in Chambers and Partners, who has a substantial criminal practice prosecuting and defending at the highest level.
Charlotte has developed a formidable practice appearing in cases of the utmost gravity in the Crown and Appellate Courts and has developed particular expertise in the Prosecution and Defence of serious sexual allegations and cases involving young and vulnerable witnesses. Charlotte is known for early and thorough case preparation as well as an incredible attention to detail, an approachable but no-nonsense advocate who regularly wins praise from the judiciary and those that instruct her.
She is committed to continuing professional education, maintaining and promoting the high standards at the Bar retaining its role as a specialist profession of advocates. To that end, Charlotte has been a pupil supervisor since 2005 and many of her pupils have gone on to take tenancy. A member of the Criminal Bar Association Education Committee, Charlotte is involved in the organisation of lectures, conferences, seminars and webinars to the criminal Bar, notably the renowned bi-annual CBA sexual offences conference.
Charlotte Newell is an advocacy trainer for Grays Inn, has lectured the Criminal Injuries Compensation Appeal tribunal on the handling of vulnerable advocates and is a lead facilitator in the vulnerable witnesses advocacy training scheme.
"Conscientious, supportive, hardworking and forward-thinking." Legal 500 2016
‘Incredibly hardworking and meticulous, with an attention to detail that is second to none.’ Legal 500 2017