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Charlotte Hill, Associate at Penningtons Manches


Charlotte has a broad disputes practice with substantial experience of complex, high-value cross-border litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution mechanisms. She has significant expertise in financial services disputes (having previously been on secondment at a large institutional bank), company disputes, corporate insolvency in her work for IPs, and civil fraud / asset tracing. She particularly enjoys presenting and defending actions for worldwide freezing orders and other suitable injunctions.

Regularly advising on disclosure-heavy cases, Charlotte seeks to develop and deliver technical solutions to ease the cost burden for clients. With her higher rights of audience, she has full rights in all higher courts in England and Wales to conduct civil litigation.

Charlotte is the elected president of the Junior London Solicitor Litigation Association, and regularly speaks on panels and provides webinars about both her practice and recent procedural developments in the Business and Property Courts of England and Wales. During 2018/19, she played an active role in organising part of London International Disputes Week (LIDW), and currently sits on the committee for LIDW 2020/21. She is also a member of the Disclosure Pilot Working Group that is reviewing the use of the Disclosure Review Document.

Recent work highlights

  • Obtaining a freezing order for an ultra-high net worth individual from the UAE to seek to protect assets connected with a fraud of which he was a victim.
  • Advising various clients in South East Asia on cross-border enforcement strategies and asset tracing.
  • Acting for a former director to defend a claim for breach of statutory, contractual and fiduciary duties in connection with various jurisdictions, including Cyprus, the Cayman Islands, Scotland and England.
  • Advising a Premiership Football Club on an ongoing shareholder dispute.
  • Advising on disputes involving complex financial products, benchmark manipulation, the mis-selling of financial products, FOS complaints and FSCS claims.

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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