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Charlotte Hughes
Trainee Solicitor
Property Residential Property

Charlotte is a Trainee Solicitor and is currently in the Property department at Watkins & Gunn.

She is a member of the BNI Reliance, Cardiff, for which she is the Events and Training Coordinator. She is also a committee member of the Junior Law Division for Cardiff and South East Wales, the regional group for all junior lawyers across the district, offering social and networking events as well as career development.

Charlotte’s hard work and commitment to her role was recognised when she was awarded Junior Lawyer of the Year 2018 by the Monmouthshire Incorporated Law Society.


Charlotte is a trainee Solicitor who due to qualify in June 2019.  She has gained significant experience in property matters including sales, purchases, new builds and Help to Buy during her training and has become a valuable member of the team.

She is supervised by Joanne Whitehead.

Why Watkins & Gunn?

“Ever since I could wear my mothers heels around the house, impersonating Elle Woods from Legally Blonde, I have wanted to be a lawyer. I have always wanted to help people and I genuinely believe that being a solicitor allows me to do this. The law is intriguing and I am very excited about my future in the sector.

“I have wanted to work with Watkins and Gunn for many years. Throughout my degree I kept up to date with the firm’s social media accounts, keeping an eye out for vacancies. I then emailed Clive for a weeks work experience in 2015 – which they gave me – and they not been able to get rid of me since!”

Professional Qualifications

Charlotte graduated from the University of South Wales with a Masters of Law and Legal Practice in 2016.


Monmouthshire Incorporated Law Society’s Junior Lawyer of the Year 2018.

Outside of Work

Charlotte is a keen sailor, netballer and skier and loves all outdoor activities.


Contact Details
01495 768921