Charlotte Sanders

Charlotte Sanders Assistant solicitor
Vardags

Charlotte Sanders is an assistant solicitor at Vardags.

She joined Vardags in September 2013, having completed her training contract at Manches LLP where she gained experience in family, employment, litigation and private property, before choosing to qualify and specialise in family law.

Charlotte takes a keen interest in humanitarian issues: after graduating in 2009 she spent three months working for a law firm in Atlanta, USA, aiming to secure the release of three detainees held at Guantanamo Bay.

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Immediate 9 month sentence for non-disclosure 18 NOV 2015

Immediate 9 month sentence for non-disclosure

Mostyn J has imposed an immediate 9-month custodial sentence, thought to be the longest immediate...

Should family proceedings be behind closed doors? 12 OCT 2015

Should family proceedings be behind closed doors?

The issue of privacy in the family courts has once against raised its head in Mostyn J’s recent...

Is finding a Barder event like finding a needle in a haystack? The Court of Appeal in Critchell v Critchell [2015] EWCA Civ 436 considers the principle 03 JUN 2015

Is finding a Barder event like finding a needle in a haystack? The Court of Appeal in Critchell v Critchell [2015] EWCA Civ 436 considers the principle

When an individual is dissatisfied with an outcome in financial remedy proceedings, there a few...

Separating out non-matrimonial property – JL v SL (No 2) [2014] EWHC 360 (Fam) 07 MAY 2015

Separating out non-matrimonial property – JL v SL (No 2) [2014] EWHC 360 (Fam)

Introduction Mostyn J’s latest case provides a useful summary and clarification on the method...

Are spousal periodical payments for life of just for Christmas? 25 FEB 2015

Are spousal periodical payments for life of just for Christmas?

Disputes over spousal maintenance can often be the main bar to parties reaching a settlement on...

Capacity to enter into compromise agreements – MAP v RAP [2013] EWHC 4784 (Fam) 26 SEP 2014

Capacity to enter into compromise agreements – MAP v RAP [2013] EWHC 4784 (Fam)

Introduction The wife sought permission out of time to appeal a consent order. The wife had...

Is the Family Court committed to committal? 12 AUG 2014

Is the Family Court committed to committal?

The jurisdiction of England and Wales is renowned for its provision for the weaker party in...

Re KP – International child abduction and the objections of a child 12 JUN 2014

Re KP – International child abduction and the objections of a child

Introduction The increase in divorce rates and global travel has inevitably led to a...

The Children and Families Act 2014 and the new Family Court – will the changes achieve their aims? 09 MAY 2014

The Children and Families Act 2014 and the new Family Court – will the changes achieve their aims?

When the Children and Families Act 2014 was given the Royal Assent on 13 April...

Charlotte Sanders: Where are we now with pre-nuptial agreements? 02 APR 2014

Charlotte Sanders: Where are we now with pre-nuptial agreements?

Since the seminal case of Radmacher (Formerly Granatino) v Granatino [2010] UKSC 42, [2010] 2...

Charlotte Sanders: Arbitration in family cases – the way forward? 28 FEB 2014

Charlotte Sanders: Arbitration in family cases – the way forward?

The President of the Family Division, Sir James Munby, has endorsed the use of arbitration in...