Charlotte advises individual and corporate clients across a broad scope of sectors, on contentious issues.
These have included contractual, company and shareholder disputes, civil fraud, negligence, judicial review, and contentious insolvency.
Charlotte acts for UK clients, as well as for overseas clients in disputes subject to English law or jurisdiction or requiring the assistance of the English courts. She also represents clients in international arbitration, including under the LCIA and GAFTA Rules.
With experience acting at the various stages in the lifetime of a dispute, Charlotte has experience of risk management, pre-action negotiations and ADR processes, through to trial and enforcement, as well as interim applications as they arise, including applications for injunctive relief.
She is noted in the Legal 500 as a ‘key lawyer’ in both the Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration categories.
Jurisdiction: England & Wales
- Acting for the Respondents to a €60 million claim in an LCIA arbitration, arising out of the terms of an SPA and concerning entities that owned mining rights in an African state.
- Acting for a Respondent opposing an appeal of a GAFTA Appeal Award through the High Court under s.69 of the Arbitration Act 1996, including cross-border enforcement considerations.
- Acting for an overseas individual subject to a sophisticated multi-million online fraud, whose funds were converted to Bitcoin and transferred on, including a High Court freezing/disclosure order process against the various entities which assisted in converting the funds.
- Acting for a technology firm responding to allegations of breach of GDPR and/or DPA, misuse of private information, harassment and trespass to goods.
- Acting for an alleged de facto director of a company in defending misfeasance, preference, and transaction at an undervalue claims brought by the company’s liquidator.