Charlotte Bates

Legal Assistant, Social Services Team

Telephone: 03000 41 17 19



  • BA (Hons) Jurisprudence, University of Oxford (2.1)
  • LLM, University of Birmingham (Distinction) (College of Arts and Law Scholar)
  • Bar Professional Training Course, University of the West of England (Very Competent) (Astbury Scholar)


Charlotte completed her law degree at the University of Oxford. She completed the Bar Professional Training Course Part-Time 2012-2014, alongside volunteering as McKenzie Friend in the Family Court at Bristol on Child Arrangement matters and working in the Safeguarding Children Service at Coventry City Council. She joined Kent County Council as a Legal Assistant in May 2015. Charlotte assists with drafting and the case management of public child care matters for solicitors in the team.